Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive169% 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 0R3FWM
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 15 '19 at 14:21
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.3% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 247
90% 189 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 778
80% 630 Pts
64-Core 1004
67% 1004 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$420
Dell(1028 3735) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 382
Reflection 320
Parallax 394
100% 366 fps
MRender 375
Gravity 371
Splatting 236
110% 327 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 291 286 283 286 283 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1251
Write 496
Mixed 1,019
SusWrite 296
170% 765 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 66.6
231% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 604
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 417
379% 573 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 169%
Great: 170%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
2TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 197 196 194 198 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 176
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 196
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 80AD000080AD HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 80CE000080CE M378A1K43DB2-CTD 80CE000080CE M378A1K43DB2-CTD 32GB
2666, 2666, 2666, 2666 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 27.6
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 27.7
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
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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 4,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $790
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