Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 94.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive156% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 22 '20 at 00:37
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 271
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 1,070
99% 804 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
Nvidia(10DE 13AA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 325
Parallax 420
107% 385 fps
MRender 313
Gravity 324
Splatting 205
95% 281 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD72D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 303 286 283 282 279 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 2,128
Write 1,230
Mixed 1,091
SusWrite 308
263% 1,189 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 47.4
151% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 97.6
76% 105 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 156%
Great: 252%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$106
280GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 5,056
Write 4,893
Mixed 4,810
1,099% 4,920 MB/s
4K Read 98.7
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 61
264% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 83.3
DQ Mixed 94.9
71% 95.1 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
138GB free
Firmware: 1001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 130 130 131 131 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 124
Write 126
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 130
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 35.8
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 30
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R8 Builds (Compare 3,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $820
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HDDRAMUSB
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