Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive333% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 09:05
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$475
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 237
89% 186 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 895
89% 709 Pts
64-Core 1,459
98% 1,459 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,090
Dell(1028 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.58
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 538
Parallax 685
148% 596 fps
MRender 521
Gravity 594
Splatting 280
170% 465 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 168%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15302129 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2213 2054 1576 1573 1575 1569 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
333% Outstanding
Read 2,512
Write 2,362
Mixed 1,839
SusWrite 1,760
476% 2,118 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 81.9
270% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 837
DQ Mixed 906
682% 915 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 333%
Great: 337%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 211 208 210 209 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 185
Mixed 85
SusWrite 209
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 120%
Great: 116%
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 (22nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 23.9
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.6%
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 2,997 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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