Alienware Aurora R5

Performance Results

Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 72%
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 65.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.6% 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 Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R5  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 01NYPT
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 22:22
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$305
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
65.5% Good
1-Core 105
2-Core 197
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 518
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 570
38% 570 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 305
Parallax 388
98% 355 fps
MRender 333
Gravity 343
Splatting 222
100% 299 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 119%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$55
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 261 245 224 188 181 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 449
Mixed 437
SusWrite 231
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 57
189% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 328
246% 330 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
173GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 119 117 120 112 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 174
Write 173
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 117
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 78%
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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 3,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 54%

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $720
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