Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive174% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 21:51
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400-$167
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 695
76% 589 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$67
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 38 58 316 285 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,470
Write 925
Mixed 914
SusWrite 139
191% 862 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 72.9
255% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 893
DQ Mixed 224
285% 489 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 174%
Great: 231%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
882GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 181 179 182 182 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 80.7
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 180
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D32AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60.8% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 18.6
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 112%
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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 1,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,000
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $167Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $196Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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