Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics166% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory57 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 16:54
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$520
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 295
103% 220 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 993
98% 779 Pts
64-Core 1,496
100% 1,496 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,060
Dell(1028 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 836
Reflection 518
Parallax 727
220% 694 fps
MRender 500
Gravity 577
Splatting 297
165% 458 fps
Poor: 130%
This bench: 166%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme CT1000P 1TB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,493
Write 1,478
Mixed 1,107
303% 1,359 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 16.9
117% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 688
DQ Write 10.1
DQ Mixed 16.5
95% 238 MB/s
Poor: 166% Great: 280%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
294GB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 53 54 59 61 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
20% Poor
Read 12.5
Write 57
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 57
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
81% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 20%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 04CD F4-3200C16-16GTZR 04CD F4-3200C16-16GTZR 04CD F4-3200C16-16GTZR 64GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
16384, 16384, 16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
105% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 34.7
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31.4
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
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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 3,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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: $806
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