Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive155% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
30 days ago, 29 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory19.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 20:56
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 1,058
98% 794 Pts
64-Core 1,052
71% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
Dell(1028 375D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 298
Reflection 234
Parallax 264
78% 265 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 257
Splatting 177
73% 217 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 79%
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1386 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 228
Reflection 186
Parallax 299
60% 238 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 229
Splatting 134
62% 171 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$37
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 14B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 868 809 36 52 97 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,331
Write 809
Mixed 879
SusWrite 322
186% 835 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 40.5
198% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 575
DQ Mixed 421
348% 494 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 155%
Great: 209%
Transcend TS128GSSD230S 128GB
45GB free
Firmware: S0423A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 127 118 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 373
Mixed 390
SusWrite 132
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 53.5
180% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 120
139% 239 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 195 196 197 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 156
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 195
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 04CD000080AD F4-2666C19-16GIS 24GB
2666, 2666 MHz
8192, 16384 MB
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.3% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 21.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 22.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 84%
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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 2,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $819
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