Alienware Aurora R6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics169% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive152% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R6  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07HV66
Memory59.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '17 at 18:11
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-7700-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 87.1
SC Mixed 119
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 386
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 655
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 524
Parallax 625
179% 568 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 542
Splatting 288
162% 364 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,607
Write 335
Mixed 891
206% 944 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 53.9
186% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 96.6
106% 176 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 152%
Great: 145%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
131GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 407
Mixed 413
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 43.2
149% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 72.7
81% 137 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 158
Mixed 168
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 103
Write 103
Mixed 101
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.25
79% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB-$530
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 19.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 79.8
50% 79.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72%
Great: 152%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R6 Builds (Compare 2,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $649
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HDDRAMUSB
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