Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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 Drive254% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 29 '19 at 23:05
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
1-Core 116
2-Core 261
87% 189 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 730
80% 618 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Dell(1028 3735) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 319
Parallax 397
103% 369 fps
MRender 371
Gravity 380
Splatting 233
111% 328 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1121 298 299 298 300 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,206
Write 1,218
Mixed 1,068
SusWrite 436
272% 1,232 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 83.6
285% 99.5 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 1,283
DQ Mixed 969
776% 1,076 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 254%
Great: 252%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 148 149 154 147 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 174
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 152
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 97.4%
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 (87th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 26.7
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 28.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.1%
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 3,797 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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: $806
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HDDRAMUSB
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