Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 134%
Desktop 141%
Workstation 138%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics155% 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 Drive259% 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.
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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190116
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:41
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$460
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 138
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 570
QC Mixed 542
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 1,349
MC Float 1,636
MC Mixed 1,452
221% 1,479 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 115%
Great: 130%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 496
Reflection 423
Parallax 539
158% 486 fps
MRender 382
Gravity 427
Splatting 247
154% 352 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 155%
Great: 170%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Amd-raid Samsung SSD 970 1TB
865GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1869 1768 1336 1450 1456 1417 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 1,498
Write 2,146
Mixed 1,498
SusWrite 1,549
379% 1,673 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 69.1
230% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 816
DQ Mixed 856
617% 788 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 259%
Great: 292%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 27.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 26.6
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 124%
Desktop 107%
Workstation 102%

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,100
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