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 (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 Drive211% 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
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191223
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateOct 25 '20 at 22:24
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (85th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Memory 90.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 1,075
100% 812 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 80%
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: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2840 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 446.14
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 182
Reflection 189
Parallax 171
147% 181 fps
Gravity 183
Splatting 121
187% 152 fps
Poor: 116% Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 1024GB
509GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 889 940 1230 1266 1267 1139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,275
Write 1,260
Mixed 1,000
SusWrite 1,122
262% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 55.9
175% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 826
DQ Write 820
DQ Mixed 896
653% 847 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 211%
Great: 214%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB-$95
230GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 367 463 472 474 475 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 380
Mixed 311
SusWrite 432
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 33.2
107% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 243
211% 313 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
737GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 180 191 193 191 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 116
Mixed 81
SusWrite 188
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
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 (64th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.7
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.3%
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
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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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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