Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive151% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 07:40
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
87% 186 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 707
78% 600 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Dell(1028 3735) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 292
Parallax 365
94% 338 fps
MRender 332
Gravity 351
Splatting 215
102% 299 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 309 308 310 311 311 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 883
Write 574
Mixed 995
SusWrite 312
155% 691 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66
230% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 601
DQ Write 542
DQ Mixed 274
287% 472 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 151%
Great: 172%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 189 188 191 191 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 182
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 189
108% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
81% Excellent
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 24.4
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 26
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81%
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 2,927 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: $809
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