Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210906
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateNov 24 '22 at 22:41
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
94% 171 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 894
88% 721 Pts
64-Core 1,033
64% 1,033 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$262
Dell(1028 3759) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.3% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 104
Parallax 107
91% 108 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 99.9
Splatting 89
85% 107 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg60znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10604103 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,442
Write 889
Mixed 1,250
265% 1,194 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 70.6
237% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,152
DQ Write 994
DQ Mixed 771
660% 972 MB/s
Poor: 106% Great: 242%
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$260
562GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 451 475 483 464 453 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 462
Mixed 444
SusWrite 430
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 46.5
160% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 111%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 199 200 201 202 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 201
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 192
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6JJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 24.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 6: 1R 0G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
6% 8% 25 195 15 60 31.6" 1920 1080 HPN3659 HP 32f
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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $865
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