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 (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive262% 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.
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 R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory4.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190823
Uptime13.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '21 at 08:16
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 92.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 976
94% 755 Pts
64-Core 1,026
69% 1,026 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 95.9%
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: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 175
Reflection 173
Parallax 174
141% 174 fps
Gravity 154
Splatting 128
158% 141 fps
Poor: 118% Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv512g NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1690 788 789 795 797 795 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,980
Write 2,238
Mixed 1,536
SusWrite 942
376% 1,674 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 70.9
241% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 1,234
DQ Write 1027
DQ Mixed 914
744% 1,058 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 262%
Great: 257%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
66GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 141 142 141 139 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 98.5
Write 114
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 136
67% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown X5H5PW-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 24.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 1,707 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,051
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