Alienware Aurora R9

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive289% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R9  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0T76PD
Memory52.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.8 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '21 at 23:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KS
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 85.4
1-Core 149
2-Core 282
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 878
90% 707 Pts
64-Core 1,289
86% 1,289 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe SAMSUNG 2048GB
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15300229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1310 1291 1265 1207 1242 1276 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,439
Write 2,236
Mixed 1,771
SusWrite 1,265
432% 1,928 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 74.7
251% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 868
DQ Write 747
DQ Mixed 785
594% 800 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 289%
Great: 370%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 191 192 192 192 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 173
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 191
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-MIE 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 24.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 100%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R9 Builds (Compare 1,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 127%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 118%

System: Alienware Aurora R9

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