Alienware Aurora R12

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware Aurora R12  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0P0JWX
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 21:06
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700F
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 74.2
1-Core 182
2-Core 360
110% 205 Pts
4-Core 701
8-Core 1,290
124% 996 Pts
64-Core 1644
110% 1644 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 90.9
Reflection 89.9
Parallax 82.7
74% 87.8 fps
Gravity 80.8
Splatting 72.8
83% 76.8 fps
Poor: 65% Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$86
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 472 478 481 398 357 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 399
Mixed 391
SusWrite 435
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 40.2
133% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 341
257% 345 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 133%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
865GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1718 1653 1718 1716 1716 1686 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
370% Outstanding
Read 2,611
Write 2,334
Mixed 1,998
SusWrite 1,701
485% 2,161 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 97.9
328% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,367
DQ Write 1319
DQ Mixed 1,421
1,046% 1,369 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 370%
Great: 387%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
19GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 40 40 40 47 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 186
Write 80.6
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 49
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: SN05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 227 227 226 228 227 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 220
Write 199
Mixed 108
SusWrite 226
138% 188 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.7
240% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 128%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XK2M26-MIE 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
36.5% Below average
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 9.9
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 10.3
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 92.1
43% 92.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 194%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 193%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R12

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $700
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