Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.7% 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 Drive88.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:42
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 268
94% 201 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 847
85% 673 Pts
64-Core 1,035
70% 1,035 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 368
Parallax 380
100% 378 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 398
Splatting 245
97% 294 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV8-8E128-11 SATA 128GB
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C27110B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 130 139 134 140 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 498
Write 389
Mixed 246
SusWrite 143
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 46.7
151% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 109
131% 226 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$53
2TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 188 185 188 188 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 175
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 188
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 108%
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 (54th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 23.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 27.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 88%
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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 1,500 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
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