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 (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive131% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R12  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0P0JWX
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '21 at 03:33
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 below expectations (31st percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Memory 61.2
1-Core 181
2-Core 371
107% 205 Pts
4-Core 696
8-Core 1,221
120% 958 Pts
64-Core 1,641
110% 1,641 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.8%
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 92.9
Reflection 92
Parallax 84
75% 89.6 fps
Gravity 81.6
Splatting 73.8
84% 77.7 fps
Poor: 65% Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$86
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 482 483 486 372 369 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 476
Mixed 432
SusWrite 444
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 64.9
218% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 337
255% 343 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 131%
Great: 133%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2334 2339 2338 1894 1578 1590 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
389% Outstanding
Read 2,633
Write 2,314
Mixed 1,936
SusWrite 2,012
500% 2,224 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 95.4
322% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,408
DQ Write 1,323
DQ Mixed 1,324
1,005% 1,352 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 389%
Great: 387%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
19GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 87 86 88 88 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 186
Write 78.5
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 83.9
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 107%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
52GB free
Firmware: SN05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 112 114 114 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 218
Write 200
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 113
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 0.8
257% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 128%
Seagate Expansion Desk 6TB
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 173 178 178 182 182 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 16% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64% Good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 18
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 64%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 614 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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