Alienware Aurora R9

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive312% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '20 at 19:06
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$349
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 284
100% 214 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1088
103% 829 Pts
64-Core 1100
74% 1100 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Dell(1028 12FE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 303
Parallax 372
95% 346 fps
MRender 335
Gravity 346
Splatting 213
101% 298 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 100%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv1t02 NVMe KIOXIA 1024GB
595GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1795 1558 1554 1566 1573 1570 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
312% Outstanding
Read 2,140
Write 2,271
Mixed 1,636
SusWrite 1,602
430% 1,912 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 73.3
248% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 1,031
810% 1,126 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 312%
Great: 319%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 207 215 220 220 219 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 192
Mixed 76
SusWrite 208
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.1
254% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRGM6C-MIE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.1
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 22
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 92%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R9

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,094
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