Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive262% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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 02XRCM
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 07:29
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 269
94% 201 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 896
90% 715 Pts
64-Core 1,445
97% 1,445 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 376
Parallax 436
117% 419 fps
MRender 353
Gravity 388
Splatting 216
112% 319 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 112%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN730 NVMe WDC 512GB
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11111012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 980 976 977 977 974 978 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,994
Write 2,220
Mixed 1,946
SusWrite 977
402% 1,784 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 71.4
252% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,136
DQ Write 886
DQ Mixed 973
738% 998 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 262%
Great: 278%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 212 209 212 214 212 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 217
Write 188
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 212
128% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 123%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-MIE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 30
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 27.8
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 100%
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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 2,962 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

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