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 96.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive210% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory26.9 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 00:45
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 (75th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Memory 91.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 1,065
99% 804 Pts
64-Core 927
62% 927 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 96.4%
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 164
Reflection 178
Parallax 177
133% 173 fps
Gravity 166
Splatting 116
169% 141 fps
Poor: 117% Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 1024GB
661GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 687 878 1108 1232 1239 1259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 1,273
Write 1357
Mixed 1,080
SusWrite 1067
269% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 55.1
184% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 812
DQ Mixed 892
651% 846 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 210%
Great: 213%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB-$105
285GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 360 424 460 468 471 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 449
Mixed 384
SusWrite 412
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 36.3
110% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 252
214% 315 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
737GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 181 171 192 194 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 184
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 184
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 108%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 29.1
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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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