Alienware Aurora R9

Performance Results

Gaming 133%
Desktop 123%
Workstation 111%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive211% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190823
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 21:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 1,002
95% 766 Pts
64-Core 1,042
70% 1,042 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,090
Dell(1028 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.58
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 578
Reflection 534
Parallax 636
152% 583 fps
MRender 517
Gravity 599
Splatting 300
171% 472 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 169%
Great: 195%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 2200S NVMe 1024GB
897GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 838 965 1214 1273 1266 1264 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,240
Write 1,257
Mixed 1,085
SusWrite 1,137
266% 1,180 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 53.1
174% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 900
662% 864 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 211%
Great: 220%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$32
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 176 200 201 202 202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 182
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 194
115% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.4
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 114%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 98%
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System: Alienware Aurora R9

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,056
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