Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% 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 Drive164% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170705
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:50
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-6700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 504
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 723
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
Dell(1028 119A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Lighting 521
Reflection 477
Parallax 532
162% 510 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 496
Splatting 261
148% 334 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 154%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC300 SK hy 512GB
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 552 712 748 770 761 705 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 767
Write 729
Mixed 670
SusWrite 708
162% 718 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 48.2
187% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 752
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 828
598% 769 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 164%
Great: 167%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 139 146 148 147 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 137
Write 116
Mixed 43
SusWrite 145
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 109%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
773GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 117 107 121 125 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 126
Write 62.3
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 117
63% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 24
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 26.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 94%
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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 1,685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $635
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Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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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