Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 Drive314% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190401
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '19 at 21:06
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User LUX-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$455
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 267
93% 199 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 891
90% 710 Pts
64-Core 1,359
91% 1,359 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
Dell(1028 3718) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 606
Reflection 569
Parallax 652
158% 609 fps
MRender 527
Gravity 603
Splatting 298
156% 476 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 157%
Great: 182%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
661GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA74D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2295 1990 1172 1172 1179 1160 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,269
Write 2,309
Mixed 1,674
SusWrite 1,495
435% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 83.4
272% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,151
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,058
796% 1,065 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 314%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XN205T-MIE 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 15.7
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 60%
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 2,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $790
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $209Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback