Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 93.7%, 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 Drive250% 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 0R3FWM
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 04:15
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 92.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 729
80% 620 Pts
64-Core 720
48% 720 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 103%
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: 436.30
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 121
Parallax 121
104% 124 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 122
Splatting 99
104% 130 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1137 290 288 289 289 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 2,197
Write 1,325
Mixed 1,167
SusWrite 430
283% 1,280 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 79.8
282% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 979
771% 1,058 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 250%
Great: 247%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 186 184 183 184 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 182
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 186
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport Essential 320GB
177GB free, PID 070a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 35.3
Write 34.5
Mixed 26
SusWrite 38.2
46% 33.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 20%
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 (91st percentile)
89.9% Excellent
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 26.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 27.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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: $733
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