Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive166% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory9.6 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 02:44
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$208
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 251
86% 185 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 704
78% 599 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 107%
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 (67th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 310
Parallax 388
100% 360 fps
MRender 363
Gravity 377
Splatting 232
110% 324 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 314 314 315 314 314 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,220
Write 582
Mixed 1,000
SusWrite 315
173% 779 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 66.3
235% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 600
DQ Write 520
DQ Mixed 288
290% 469 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 166%
Great: 169%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 197 196 184 195 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 175
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 193
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
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 above expectations (86th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 26.6
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 28.3
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 94%
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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 3,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $820
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HDDRAMUSB
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