Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory6.8 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 11:52
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$305
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 102
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 334
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 635
MC Mixed 587
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$455
Dell(1028 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 360
Parallax 394
122% 383 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 377
Splatting 234
123% 281 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 122%
Great: 141%
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 below expectations (31st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 1,206
Write 152
Mixed 223
112% 527 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 21.1
131% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 76.2
90% 159 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 105%
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 203
Write 176
Mixed 157
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.23
89% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
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 (41st percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 11
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.3%
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 1,684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $635
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $104
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $100
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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