Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 77%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% 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 Drive193% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191223
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 08:27
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 86.5
1-Core 127
2-Core 237
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 594
71% 536 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 104%
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: 456.71
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 289
Parallax 366
94% 337 fps
MRender 347
Gravity 361
Splatting 215
105% 308 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1377 455 388 395 382 250 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,706
Write 1,555
Mixed 1,107
SusWrite 541
274% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 50
178% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 795
DQ Write 892
DQ Mixed 771
601% 820 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 193%
Great: 246%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$36
71GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 118 115 109 114 153 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 128
Write 128
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 120
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.6
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.6
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 2,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 101%

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $734
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