Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics90.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200611
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 01 '21 at 03:11
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 44%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Memory 63.7
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 190
65% 115 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 278
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.4% Outstanding
Lighting 116
Reflection 106
Parallax 110
94% 111 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 102
Splatting 92.1
86% 109 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
716GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 168 228 179 146 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 376
Write 327
Mixed 126
SusWrite 181
184% 253 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 2.7
804% 5.97 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 161%
Great: 210%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 46: 3R 7G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
46% 43% 46 106 6 60 27" 2048 1152 DEL40EB DELL U2717D
History: Score 33: 4R 2G 7B | Score 46: 3R 7G 10B
Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 3,158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $727
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