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 (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 15:03
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 181
2-Core 356
113% 208 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 1,243
110% 907 Pts
64-Core 1,598
107% 1,598 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.9%
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: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 90.6
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 82.7
73% 88 fps
Gravity 80.5
Splatting 72.8
82% 76.7 fps
Poor: 66% Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$95
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 470 479 480 389 359 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 397
Mixed 378
SusWrite 435
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 41.1
131% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 343
258% 345 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 134%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2203 2222 2359 1975 1572 1597 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
368% Outstanding
Read 2,645
Write 2,346
Mixed 1,631
SusWrite 1,988
483% 2,153 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 68.8
253% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,502
DQ Write 1,359
DQ Mixed 1,416
1,066% 1,426 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 368%
Great: 389%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
19GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 50 85 87 87 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 182
Write 78.5
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 72.9
72% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 108%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: SN05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 227 227 226 228 225 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 225
Write 203
Mixed 99
SusWrite 226
137% 188 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 1.1
302% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 130%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4B.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.1% Very good
MC Read 20
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 20.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 22
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 193%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 193%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R12

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