Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Gaming 201%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 207%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 92.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics222% 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 Drive215% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory58.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '21 at 13:42
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 80.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 280
93% 167 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 1,067
101% 813 Pts
64-Core 1,456
98% 1,456 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
MSI(1462 3711) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 188
Parallax 229
270% 250 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 200
Splatting 144
167% 198 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 222%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50pnv2t04 NVMe TOSHIBA 2048GB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: AFDA4103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 992 853 1031 1085 863 945 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,293
Write 1,176
Mixed 1,131
SusWrite 962
257% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56.8
194% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 1,081
DQ Write 924
DQ Mixed 747
630% 917 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 215%
Great: 249%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: 1002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 217 216 217 220 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 211
Write 195
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 218
128% 176 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1
542% 4 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GU6CJR8N-VK 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 27.1
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 29
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 2,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 104%
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $749
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