Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory8.7 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 05:57
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
80% Excellent
1-Core 119
2-Core 223
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 677
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80%
Great: 87%
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
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Lighting 361
Reflection 294
Parallax 366
93% 340 fps
MRender 342
Gravity 340
Splatting 210
95% 297 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
734GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 143 143 148 147 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 140
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 33.6
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 24.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 24.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82%
Great: 88%
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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 2,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $799
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