Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive245% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 08:54
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 25%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 93.6
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 804
86% 672 Pts
64-Core 802
54% 802 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97%
Great: 102%
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: 497.29
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 110
Parallax 127
101% 121 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 120
Splatting 104
104% 134 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 389 295 311 336 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,261
Write 1,573
Mixed 1250
SusWrite 335
300% 1,355 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 83.8
283% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 1,093
DQ Mixed 1,034
778% 1,033 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 245%
Great: 255%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$30
359GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 142 142 140 140 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 142
Write 138
Mixed 33.1
SusWrite 137
81% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80%
Great: 107%
WD WD10SPZX-00HKTT0 1TB
930GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 114 116 116 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 140
Write 90.4
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 115
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.8
207% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 79%
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 (98th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 27.6
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 22.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
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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: $794
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