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 (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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 R12  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0P0JWX
Memory2.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210224
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 16 '21 at 07:45
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-11400F-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 67.4
1-Core 155
2-Core 298
94% 174 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 909
93% 732 Pts
64-Core 983
66% 983 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Dell(1028 3891) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 471.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
115% 142 fps
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
145% 142 fps
Poor: 133% Great: 226%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Micron 2300 256GB
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 23000030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,606
Write 1,366
Mixed 1,182
308% 1,384 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 58.7
196% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 971
DQ Mixed 929
692% 910 MB/s
Poor: 156% Great: 225%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$200
768GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 432 433 445 449 451 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 455
Mixed 404
SusWrite 439
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 53.6
180% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 333
250% 335 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 117%
Great: 133%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 189 197 197 197 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 195
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 195
111% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XW21KG-MIE-NX 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
25.9% Poor
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 7.8
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 6.7
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 80: 9R 7G 14B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
80% 32% 94 264 182 144 27" 2560 1440 ACI27B1 ROG PG278Q
History: Score 55: 6R 4G 13B | Score 80: 9R 7G 14B
Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 194%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 194%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R12

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