Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive246% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 11:03
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 as expected (49th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 252
93% 194 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 771
83% 647 Pts
64-Core 782
52% 782 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.5%
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: 441.20
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 311
Parallax 392
100% 361 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 373
Splatting 229
109% 323 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1079 389 400 399 400 401 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,044
Write 1,654
Mixed 1,280
SusWrite 511
306% 1,372 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 76.4
261% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,169
DQ Write 1,152
DQ Mixed 769
685% 1,030 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 246%
Great: 249%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$38
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 206 207 207 207 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 201
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 206
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 25.6
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 27.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.5%
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 2,836 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $760
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $244Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia RTX 2060 $324Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $360AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $55
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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