Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 189%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 181%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics191% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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 (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory55.6 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '20 at 10:56
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1127
105% 850 Pts
64-Core 1,126
76% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan RTX-$2,500
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
191% Outstanding
Lighting 227
Reflection 241
Parallax 248
184% 239 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 242
Splatting 160
199% 226 fps
Poor: 129%
This bench: 191%
Great: 219%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$269
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 811 969 1118 1180 1078 1030 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,541
Write 1,756
Mixed 1,585
SusWrite 1,031
385% 1,728 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 48.3
166% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 230
233% 398 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 237%
Great: 395%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
560GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 326 382 387 367 366 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 495
Write 263
Mixed 340
SusWrite 355
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 33.9
114% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 190
155% 228 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 126%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB-$430
709GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 318 375 393 373 364 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 492
Write 408
Mixed 302
SusWrite 353
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 26.9
4K Mixed 21.9
83% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 86.1
DQ Mixed 130
122% 198 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KHX3000C15/16GX 01980000802C KHX3000C15/16GX 0198000080AD KHX3000C15/16GX 0198000080AD KHX3000C15/16GX 64GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
16384, 16384, 16384, 16384 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 35.8
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 30.4
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 83%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 2,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $720
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