Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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 Drive253% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 19:44
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
99% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 1,054
99% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,515
102% 1,515 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 465
Reflection 398
Parallax 468
122% 444 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 421
Splatting 241
122% 349 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 121%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc400 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40001E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1310 1314 1320 1317 1315 1318 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 1,554
Write 1,317
Mixed 899
SusWrite 1,316
285% 1,272 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 66
230% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,137
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 615
530% 795 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 253%
Great: 249%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 198 197 198 198 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 181
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 197
119% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Cruzer U 16GB
13GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 7.4 4.8 5.2 5 5.3 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Read 35
Write 5.2
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 5.4
14% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 2.4
153% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XN205T-MIE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 31
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 44.3
SC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 2,619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 118%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $790
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