Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive255% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190719
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 30 '19 at 04:32
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 (40th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 972
94% 754 Pts
64-Core 1,019
68% 1,019 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
Dell(1028 C723) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 466
Reflection 375
Parallax 490
122% 444 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 383
Splatting 237
112% 331 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 112%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50pnv2t04 NVMe TOSHIBA 2048GB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: AFDA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 842 1104 1377 1304 1050 958 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2016
Write 1,530
Mixed 1,284
SusWrite 1,106
332% 1,484 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 56.4
203% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 1,088
DQ Mixed 753
633% 909 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 255%
Great: 255%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 173 177 175 173 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 166
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 176
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 25.8
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89%
Great: 95%
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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 2,836 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $760
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