Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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.
Boot Drive311% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210106
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 22:14
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Memory 82.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 1,077
100% 812 Pts
64-Core 1,082
73% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Dell(1028 C723) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 151
Reflection 144
Parallax 146
122% 147 fps
Gravity 126
Splatting 114
129% 120 fps
Poor: 106% Great: 127%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
540GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15303129 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1088 1397 1418 1401 1283 1265 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
311% Outstanding
Read 2,333
Write 2,324
Mixed 1,698
SusWrite 1,309
430% 1,916 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 83
267% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,342
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 1,150
883% 1,204 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 311%
Great: 336%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 25.2
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 26.6
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87%
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 2,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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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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