Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive170% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 31 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 260
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 793
82% 645 Pts
64-Core 999
67% 999 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
Dell(1028 3729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 395
Parallax 505
123% 456 fps
MRender 387
Gravity 411
Splatting 237
119% 345 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 119%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 310 311 310 302 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,226
Write 592
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 310
175% 788 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 68.1
238% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 690
DQ Mixed 276
310% 523 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 170%
Great: 169%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 189 189 190 190 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 183
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 190
109% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 110%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XJ69DF-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 25.5
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 29.8
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 94%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 3,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $820
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $208Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $338Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $683SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback