Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 82.2%, 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 Drive181% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
14 days ago, 14 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory34.7 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190314
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 07:39
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 242
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 761
75% 600 Pts
64-Core 1,012
68% 1,012 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 360
Parallax 464
113% 418 fps
MRender 355
Gravity 371
Splatting 239
108% 322 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 314 308 270 251 227 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 2,160
Write 1,426
Mixed 1,111
SusWrite 293
276% 1,247 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 46.8
170% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 229
248% 439 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 181%
Great: 250%
Seagate BarraCuda SSD ZA1000CM10002 1TB
274GB free
Firmware: STAS1024
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 372 261 261 419 404 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 480
Write 412
Mixed 358
SusWrite 349
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 26.4
94% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 84.3
DQ Mixed 155
131% 198 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 114%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$70
673GB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 146 149 146 148 145 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 122
Write 118
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 147
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 108%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
238GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 81 69 77 92 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
26.1% Poor
Read 10.2
Write 5
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 79.8
24% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.6
313% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$84
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 184 190 172 172 179 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMW32GX4M2C3200C16 80AD000080AD HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 029E000080AD CMW32GX4M2C3200C16 80AD000080AD HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 48GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 8192, 16384, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.2% Very good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 21.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 72%
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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 3,827 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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