Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive138% 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.
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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory16.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200616
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateJul 01 '21 at 03:39
Run Duration254 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
71% Very good
Memory 78.9
1-Core 115
2-Core 197
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 487
54% 414 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 155
Reflection 101
Parallax 94.6
125% 117 fps
Gravity 88.8
Splatting 91.6
91% 90.2 fps
Poor: 73% Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Cx2-8b256-q11 NVMe LITEON 256GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 48811QC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 274 286 265 279 282 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1,096
Write 602
Mixed 540
SusWrite 282
139% 630 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 46.7
156% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 822
DQ Write 456
DQ Mixed 534
425% 604 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 138%
Great: 207%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
46GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 318 176 171 157 137 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 202
Mixed 357
SusWrite 214
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 48.1
153% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95%
Great: 134%
Sandisk PLUS 2000GB
1.5TB free
Firmware: UP4504RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 106 48 84 128 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
43% Average
Read 376
Write 212
Mixed 190
SusWrite 112
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 13.5
54% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 96
DQ Mixed 32.9
45% 82.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
496GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 100 96 97 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 152
Write 153
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 98.6
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 32GB
2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
34.4% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 10.7
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 12.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 82.6
48% 82.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 9R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
45% 33% 27 222 133 60 41.9" 1536 864 VIZ1004 E400i-B2
History: Score 45: 9R 0G 0B | Score 45: 9R 0G 0B
Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 2,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $740
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