Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive239% 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200220
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:18
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%
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 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 78.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 238
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 800
83% 649 Pts
64-Core 793
53% 793 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 105%
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 (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.6% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 344
Parallax 414
109% 391 fps
MRender 312
Gravity 347
Splatting 210
100% 289 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 99.6%
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: 964 921 784 795 793 774 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,848
Write 1,587
Mixed 1,443
SusWrite 838
320% 1,429 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 66.6
224% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 945
DQ Write 1,065
DQ Mixed 900
707% 970 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 239%
Great: 260%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
31GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 330 374 400 399 354 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 414
Write 404
Mixed 383
SusWrite 355
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 48.1
156% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 339
254% 338 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 132%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
79GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 93 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 122
Write 83.5
Mixed 78.6
SusWrite 92.4
70% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 108%
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 (4th percentile)
67.2% Good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $711
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HDDRAMUSB
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