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 below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive219% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R12  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0P0JWX
Memory34.8 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210923
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 23 '21 at 07:57
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 72.6
1-Core 138
2-Core 270
88% 160 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 833
84% 666 Pts
64-Core 780
52% 780 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Dell(1028 C973) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 496.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 132
Reflection 116
Parallax 122
106% 123 fps
Gravity 100
Splatting 87.7
103% 94 fps
Poor: 87% Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
567GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT343.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1228 1005 1016 972 982 958 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,427
Write 2,246
Mixed 1,664
SusWrite 1,027
360% 1591 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59.4
201% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 773
590% 802 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 219%
Great: 296%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$43
421GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 920 430 430 430 430 430 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,513
Write 1,645
Mixed 1261
SusWrite 512
276% 1,233 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 67.6
244% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,072
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 823
634% 872 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 207%
Great: 238%
WD WD10EZEX-08RKKA0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 204 193 206 206 206 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 144
Write 176
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 201
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
95% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 109% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XW21KG-HYD-NX 0198000080AD XW21KG-HYD-NX 04CD000080AD F4-4000C18-16GVK 04CD000080AD F4-4000C18-16GVK 48GB
2933, 2933, 4000, 4000 MHz
8192, 8192, 16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.5% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 16.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 18.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 95.4
42% 95.4 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 9: 1R 0G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
9% 10% 51 112 9 165 27" 1920 1080 GBT270A G27FC
Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 191%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 191%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R12

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