Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
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 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 94.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive255% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190314
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 23:53
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 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 i7-9700K-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
94% 201 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1030
97% 783 Pts
64-Core 1,028
69% 1,028 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
Dell(1028 3735) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 375
Reflection 316
Parallax 428
98% 373 fps
MRender 370
Gravity 369
Splatting 231
109% 323 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50pnv2t04 NVMe TOSHIBA 2048GB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: AFDA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1650 971 988 990 989 1000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 1,905
Write 1,936
Mixed 1,404
SusWrite 1,098
356% 1,586 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 62.9
226% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 1,088
DQ Mixed 753
624% 885 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 255%
Great: 256%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 184 186 186 156 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 176
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 180
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Seagate Portable 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 123 122 124 124 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 120
Write 123
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 123
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XN205T-MIE 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 17.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.7
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 60%
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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 3,499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $759
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HDDRAMUSB
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