Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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 Drive122% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '24 at 15:28
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9600K-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 88.9
1-Core 134
2-Core 270
91% 165 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 719
78% 618 Pts
64-Core 746
46% 746 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$200
Dell(1028 12FE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 536.19
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 114
Parallax 131
104% 124 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 123
Splatting 102
105% 133 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Ssdpemkf256g8 NVMe INTEL 256GB
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7004 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 193 198 147 226 175 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 1,568
Write 775
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 208
142% 654 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 23.8
104% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 62.6
126% 248 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 122%
Great: 241%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
133GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 304 311 311 307 284 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 380
Write 304
Mixed 240
SusWrite 302
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 33
106% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 148
138% 210 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$46
255GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 139 141 139 140 139 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 162
Write 152
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 140
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 24.8
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 64 51 144 31.5" 1280 720 SAM7058 LC32G7xT
Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 1,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $484
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