Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive231% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200220
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 19:20
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$289
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 75.4
1-Core 108
2-Core 229
77% 137 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 797
81% 641 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70% Good
Lighting 239
Reflection 240
Parallax 240
63% 240 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 240
Splatting 201
71% 227 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 70%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme KXG60ZNV512G NVM 512GB
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1281 874 792 801 797 799 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,741
Write 1,744
Mixed 1,289
SusWrite 890
318% 1,416 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60
202% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 953
DQ Write 1,018
DQ Mixed 910
705% 960 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 231%
Great: 261%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
31GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 367 326 317 292 264 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 424
Mixed 407
SusWrite 317
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 45.4
148% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 340
256% 342 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
79GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 92 94 94 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 92.3
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 89.5
45% 89.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 1,950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $739
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Intel Core i7-9700K $289Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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