Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics115% 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 Drive335% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210106
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 13:05
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$271
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 93.4
1-Core 140
2-Core 280
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 1,080
101% 820 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
Dell(1028 C722) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
115% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 129
115% 138 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 115%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
726GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15302129 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1762 1639 1641 1638 1652 1508 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,499
Write 2,292
Mixed 1,766
SusWrite 1,640
460% 2,049 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 78
258% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,323
DQ Write 1,122
DQ Mixed 1,220
915% 1,222 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 335%
Great: 329%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
316GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 478 477 479 477 478 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 471
Mixed 386
SusWrite 478
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 48
159% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 114%
Great: 133%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
2TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 183 182 183 182 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 101
Write 70.1
Mixed 49.7
SusWrite 182
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.3
414% 3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 26.4
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 25.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 5 144 27" 1280 720 DELA0D1 Dell S2716DG
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Gaming
Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $721
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