Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive247% 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.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 01:26
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 (6th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
1-Core 119
2-Core 248
86% 184 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 631
71% 548 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
Dell(1028 3735) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 308
Parallax 390
100% 359 fps
MRender 367
Gravity 371
Splatting 232
109% 323 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1044 304 299 304 303 302 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,230
Write 1,251
Mixed 1,128
SusWrite 426
278% 1,259 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 79
271% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 1,161
DQ Mixed 967
758% 1,036 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 247%
Great: 255%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 175 176 178 180 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 176
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 178
101% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 105%
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 below expectations (34th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 25.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 24.8
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 84.6%
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 2,881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $760
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