Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 71.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics76.5% 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 Drive249% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 12 '21 at 21:46
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Memory 82.5
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 195
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 477
52% 404 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.5% Very good
Lighting 94.5
Reflection 106
Parallax 96
76% 98.7 fps
MRender 93.2
Gravity 95.1
Splatting 95.3
76% 94.5 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 2TB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM53.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1634 1954 1958 2102 2122 2115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1214
Write 2047
Mixed 1,312
SusWrite 1,981
372% 1,638 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.5
191% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 477
350% 459 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 249%
Great: 379%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSBK.8FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.4
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 14.5
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 76.1
53% 76.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R5 Builds (Compare 2,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $740
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