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 (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive95.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R12  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0P0JWX
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210310
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 20:14
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-11700F
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 76.7
1-Core 170
2-Core 366
109% 204 Pts
4-Core 699
8-Core 1,112
115% 906 Pts
64-Core 1,610
108% 1,610 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 91.5
Reflection 90.3
Parallax 83.3
74% 88.4 fps
Gravity 80.3
Splatting 73.5
82% 76.9 fps
Poor: 65% Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$90
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 475 480 479 372 345 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 428
Mixed 436
SusWrite 435
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 36.6
116% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 318
244% 332 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 132%
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2355 2357 2360 1891 1592 1607 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
394% Outstanding
Read 2,646
Write 2,359
Mixed 1,972
SusWrite 2,027
506% 2,251 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 98
328% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,467
DQ Write 1,348
DQ Mixed 1,405
1,055% 1,406 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 394%
Great: 387%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
19GB free
Firmware: 13057113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 86 86 87 88 84 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 172
Write 86.6
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 85.5
72% 99 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: SN05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 225 226 226 229 226 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 223
Write 199
Mixed 99.9
SusWrite 224
136% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 0.8
266% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 129%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BL8G36C16U4B.M8FE1 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.4% Very good
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 22.4
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 25.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 86.8
46% 86.8 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 137%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R12 Builds (Compare 624 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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