Alienware Aurora R12

Performance Results

Gaming 171%
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 165%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics209% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive314% 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.
Very high background CPU (83%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R12  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0P0JWX
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210510
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 00:14
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 83%
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 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 (7th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 64.4
1-Core 152
2-Core 306
93% 174 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 910
94% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,127
76% 1,127 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Dell(1028 3891) ≥ 4GB; Dell alienware
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.37
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
209% Outstanding
Lighting 270
Reflection 248
Parallax 273
218% 264 fps
MRender 312
Gravity 234
Splatting 171
198% 239 fps
Poor: 152%
This bench: 209%
Great: 227%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC711 SK hynix 512GB
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41001131 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2086 1541 829 835 825 785 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,331
Write 2,112
Mixed 1,771
SusWrite 1150
413% 1,841 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 95.5
321% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,228
DQ Write 1,057
DQ Mixed 1,142
856% 1,142 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 314%
Great: 345%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.7% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 8.8
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 11
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27.5" 1280 720 SAM0B80 U28D590
Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 195%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 195%

System: Alienware Aurora R12

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $700
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