Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 13:22
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 268
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 766
84% 650 Pts
64-Core 762
51% 762 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.9%
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: 416.34
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 321
Parallax 431
103% 381 fps
MRender 367
Gravity 384
Splatting 230
112% 327 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 275 303 311 308 309 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 864
Write 735
Mixed 745
SusWrite 298
148% 661 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 13.9
129% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 461
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 245
219% 335 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.7% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 73.7%
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 3,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

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