Alienware Aurora R9

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive214% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory22.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 22:15
Run Duration275 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 87.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 1,015
96% 774 Pts
64-Core 928
62% 928 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
Dell(1028 C722) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 152
Reflection 161
Parallax 156
123% 156 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 137
Splatting 120
115% 145 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 119%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 522 526 489 455 387 326 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,633
Write 1,451
Mixed 690
SusWrite 451
235% 1,056 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 68.1
225% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1302
DQ Write 990
DQ Mixed 1,154
861% 1,149 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 214%
Great: 222%
Ct500mx5 0 431GB
70GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 359 410 421 430 430 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 436
Mixed 416
SusWrite 379
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 49.9
163% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 290
234% 331 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Inateck ASM1153E 500GB
56GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 40 39 39 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
5.27% Terrible
Read 54
Write 53.5
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 40.1
10% 46.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
2% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 5.27%
Great: 76%
Sabrent Rocket 4 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
931GB free
Firmware: RKT401.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2126 2152 2162 2133 2144 2137 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 1,743
Write 2,025
Mixed 1,800
SusWrite 2,142
436% 1,927 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 75.6
252% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,462
DQ Write 1,263
DQ Mixed 1,364
1,022% 1,363 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 339%
Great: 488%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
697GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 193 193 195 195 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 177
Mixed 86
SusWrite 189
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$147
129GB free
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 65 64 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 82
Write 90.7
Mixed 66
SusWrite 63.3
56% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 64%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
371GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 76 75 76 77 75 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 136
Write 109
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 75.7
128% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.3
168% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 64%
WD easystore 25FB 10TB
8.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 35 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Read 35
Write 36
Mixed 31
SusWrite 36.1
47% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.4
214% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 859B BLS16G4D26BFST.16FD 32GB
2666, 2666 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 29.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 24.6
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 1,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R9

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,051
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