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 (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 Drive147% 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.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 00:09
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 90.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 1,071
100% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,040
70% 1,040 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 167
Reflection 184
Parallax 165
135% 172 fps
Gravity 173
Splatting 119
177% 146 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: 895 971 1249 1266 1217 1229 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 236
Write 532
Mixed 756
SusWrite 1,138
153% 665 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 17.5
115% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 810
DQ Mixed 798
597% 790 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 147%
Great: 213%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB-$105
285GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 377 470 474 467 472 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 420
Mixed 346
SusWrite 434
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 33.7
111% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 274
227% 326 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
737GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 181 194 194 193 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 177
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 188
113% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 109%
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 (91st percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 28.8
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.9%
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%
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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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