Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
15 months ago, 15 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateAug 12 '19 at 05:52
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400-$150
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 115
2-Core 225
80% 140 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 608
64% 499 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Dell(1028 3735) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
35% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 129
Parallax 136
34% 129 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 150
Splatting 104
40% 135 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 35%
Great: 118%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
734GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 115 99 61 75 130 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 124
Write 150
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 94.9
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.7
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.2
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 2,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $710
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HDDRAMUSB
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