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 below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive113% 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.
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
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210105
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 07:19
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Memory 87.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 273
93% 166 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 1,053
99% 800 Pts
64-Core 1,033
69% 1,033 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Dell(1028 C723) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 138
Reflection 137
Parallax 138
112% 138 fps
Gravity 122
Splatting 110
125% 116 fps
Poor: 104% Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 512GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001060 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 1046 1115 577 434 438 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 1,458
Write 1,221
Mixed 650
SusWrite 630
220% 990 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 5.6
29% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 34.7
DQ Mixed 69.7
77% 137 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 113%
Great: 214%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
344GB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 112 108 111 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 128
Write 130
Mixed 23
SusWrite 111
71% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown X5H5PW-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 24
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.2%
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 1,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R9

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,051
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