Alienware Aurora

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics23.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0H869M
Memory37.4 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 22 '21 at 17:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-920-$192
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 169
71% 116 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 410
50% 374 Pts
64-Core 412
28% 412 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760 (192-bit)
Asus(1043 8477) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
23.7% Poor
Lighting 25.6
Reflection 26.1
Parallax 32.6
21% 28.1 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 33.7
Splatting 25.3
27% 30.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 24%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 327 317 289 282 291 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 351
Write 346
Mixed 337
SusWrite 290
75% 331 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 43.2
133% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 251
188% 250 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 5x4GB
5 of 6 slots used
20GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
53.9% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 18.2
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 15.5
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora Builds (Compare 1,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware Aurora

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $329
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