Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 37%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics25.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 21:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700-$259
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
55.9% Above average
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 169
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 404
46% 353 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
Dell(1028 1139) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
25.3% Poor
Lighting 97.9
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 93.1
26% 91.5 fps
MRender 73.5
Gravity 90.4
Splatting 70.7
25% 78.2 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$138
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 215 217 130 192 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 368
Write 232
Mixed 202
SusWrite 185
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 21
91% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 152
135% 201 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 99%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
330GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 120 120 120 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 115
Write 119
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 120
69% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.1
51% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x16GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23.1
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 18.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 87%
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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 3,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 55%

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $668
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