Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive247% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). 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
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 21:39
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 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 i7-9700-$336
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
92% Outstanding
1-Core 130
2-Core 262
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 1,040
96% 783 Pts
64-Core 1,052
71% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 92%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Dell(1028 12FE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 317
Parallax 388
101% 364 fps
MRender 352
Gravity 380
Splatting 235
110% 322 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssdpemkf010t8 NVMe INTEL 1024GB
829GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7002 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 578 821 942 933 936 932 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,338
Write 1,298
Mixed 311
SusWrite 857
264% 1,201 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 66.4
215% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,300
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 1,080
711% 871 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 247%
Great: 294%
WD WD6003FZBX-00K5WB0 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 248 250 248 255 250 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 224
Write 230
Mixed 100
SusWrite 247
146% 201 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 1.7
388% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 136%
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 (0th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 14
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 47.3%
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 2,927 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $809
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