Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.1% 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 Drive277% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory2.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 15:42
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700-$331
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
1-Core 129
2-Core 261
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 1,027
97% 785 Pts
64-Core 924
62% 924 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
Dell(1028 12FE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Lighting 351
Reflection 284
Parallax 350
92% 328 fps
MRender 322
Gravity 340
Splatting 206
99% 289 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssdpemkf010t8 NVMe INTEL 1024GB
826GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7002 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 951 784 922 942 942 937 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,274
Write 1,297
Mixed 1,263
SusWrite 913
319% 1,437 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 79.5
262% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,253
DQ Write 943
DQ Mixed 982
766% 1,059 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 277%
Great: 294%
WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 231 252 248 253 251 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 80% Great: 137%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.6
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73%
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 2,873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $760
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