Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Gaming 107%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 83%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 87.2%, 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 Drive250% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 12 '19 at 03:53
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$218
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 250
87% 186 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 711
79% 607 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 108%
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: 441.66
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 321
Parallax 401
104% 372 fps
MRender 364
Gravity 377
Splatting 229
110% 323 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 684 333 332 334 332 324 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,252
Write 1,328
Mixed 1,158
SusWrite 390
283% 1,282 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 82.4
279% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 1,274
DQ Mixed 981
781% 1,077 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 250%
Great: 254%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$44
930GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 189 189 189 189 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 183
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 188
107% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 107%
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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 26.5
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.9%
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 3,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 105%
Desktop 119%
Workstation 101%

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $770
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