Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 150%
Desktop 140%
Workstation 133%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics202% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive314% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190401
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 21:06
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User LUX-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$469
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 131
93% 134 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 529
91% 507 Pts
MC Int 1,265
MC Float 1,609
MC Mixed 1,359
94% 1,411 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 130%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,080
Dell(1028 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
202% Outstanding
Lighting 606
Reflection 569
Parallax 652
192% 609 fps
MRender 527
Gravity 603
Splatting 298
210% 476 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 202%
Great: 235%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
661GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA74D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2295 1990 1172 1172 1179 1160 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,269
Write 2,309
Mixed 1,674
SusWrite 1,495
435% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 83.4
272% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,151
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,058
796% 1,065 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 314%
Great: 310%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XN205T-MIE 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 15.7
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 60%
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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 1,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 127%
Desktop 123%
Workstation 112%

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,050
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