Alienware Aurora R9

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 96.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive205% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '20 at 00:03
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Memory 91.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 247
92% 158 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 1,083
100% 815 Pts
64-Core 983
66% 983 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
EVGA(3842 6591) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 446.14
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 169
Reflection 186
Parallax 166
137% 174 fps
Gravity 171
Splatting 120
175% 145 fps
Poor: 117% Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 1024GB
658GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 896 946 1238 1264 1094 449 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,288
Write 1276
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 981
260% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 55.6
183% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 842
DQ Mixed 894
656% 855 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 205%
Great: 213%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB-$105
285GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 374 468 473 473 473 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 480
Write 424
Mixed 304
SusWrite 435
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 23.4
91% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 276
227% 326 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
737GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 182 192 193 194 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 158
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 189
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRGM6C-MIE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 29.5
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 26.9
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 1,640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 118%
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System: Alienware Aurora R9

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,051
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HDDRAMUSB
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