Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.9% 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 Drive216% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
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
Memory22.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 06:22
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 283
101% 214 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,151
104% 854 Pts
64-Core 1571
105% 1571 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Lighting 143
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
38% 142 fps
MRender 375
Gravity 278
Splatting 142
89% 265 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1077 721 723 720 726 725 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1,612
Write 1,968
Mixed 616
SusWrite 782
279% 1,244 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 53.4
208% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 759
DQ Mixed 975
709% 927 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 216%
Great: 223%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
385GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 173 173 173 173 172 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 105
Write 204
Mixed 85
SusWrite 172
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 116%
Generic Flash Disk 32GB
28GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 11 11 9.6 11 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
6.68% Terrible
Read 22.5
Write 5
Mixed 17
SusWrite 10.6
17% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 6.68%
Great: 7%
Generic Flash Disk 32GB
29GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
6.41% Terrible
Read 21.5
Write 11.3
Mixed 18.2
SusWrite 10
19% 15.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 6.41%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-MIE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 24
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 25.6
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 100%
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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 2,850 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $760
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