Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:47
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 381
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 630
MC Mixed 577
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 348
Parallax 381
120% 373 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 378
Splatting 233
122% 280 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 121%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 867
Write 87.1
Mixed 127
76% 360 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 12.8
126% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 13.9
28% 54.8 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 142%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 185
Mixed 171
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
38.9% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.4
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 12.2
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 1,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $669
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