Alienware Aurora R9

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 99.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive113% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200603
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 26 '20 at 20:21
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 1,105
103% 832 Pts
64-Core 1,106
74% 1,106 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
125% Outstanding
Lighting 160
Reflection 156
Parallax 151
129% 156 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 141
Splatting 102
119% 143 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 426 455 455 435 420 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 417
Mixed 398
SusWrite 395
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 50.8
171% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 291
235% 332 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
217GB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 134 135 137 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 179
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 136
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92%
Great: 114%
WD Elements 25A3 10TB
6TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 173 175 178 169 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 178
Write 185
Mixed 130
SusWrite 174
226% 167 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 3.4 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 99%
WD My Book Duo 25F6 6TB
2TB free, PID 25f6
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 122 125 126 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 122
Write 127
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 124
153% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
105% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 029E CMK32GX4M2B3200C16 32GB
3200, 3200 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
61.7% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 1,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

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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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $96SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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