Alienware Aurora

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 04VWF2
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 11:09
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-920-$195
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.4% Good
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 87.6
SC Mixed 84.9
68% 84.5 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 309
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 410
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 162
42% 120 fps
MRender 58.6
Gravity 112
Splatting 81.7
36% 84 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$40
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 146 122 116 176 176 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
50.4% Above average
Read 246
Write 237
Mixed 229
SusWrite 154
49% 216 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 20.5
73% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 147
123% 179 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
666GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 160 158 159 159 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 137
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 159
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 114%
WD Green 1.5TB (2011)-$64
584GB free
Firmware: 51.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 84 85 85 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
49% Average
Read 85.7
Write 82.2
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 84.8
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$26
308GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 113 111 113 114 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 111
Write 107
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 113
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6x2GB
6 of 6 slots used
12GB DIMM
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.9% Below average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 14.2
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora Builds (Compare 1,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Alienware Aurora

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $299
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