Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive97.3% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 02:39
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 442
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 626
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CX2-8B256-Q11 NV 256GB
212GB free
Firmware: 11QD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 187
Mixed 315
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 55.9
179% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 576
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 187
220% 384 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 195%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 187
Mixed 180
135% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 15
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.1%
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 688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $625
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