Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive268% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0R3FWM
Memory22.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190401
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 25 '19 at 07:17
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$484
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 306
108% 230 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 1,166
108% 877 Pts
64-Core 1,522
102% 1,522 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
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: 431.60
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 609
Reflection 563
Parallax 715
162% 629 fps
MRender 527
Gravity 598
Splatting 318
156% 481 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 160%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssdpekkf512g8 NVMe INTEL 512GB
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D06N Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 654 375 180 518 531 532 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,366
Write 1,175
Mixed 1,185
SusWrite 465
286% 1,298 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 93
304% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,363
DQ Write 885
DQ Mixed 1030
794% 1,093 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 268%
Great: 269%
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$154
169GB free
Firmware: P1225C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 331 426 429 426 429 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 504
Write 437
Mixed 300
SusWrite 394
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 28.4
112% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 209
170% 239 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB-$150
390GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 260 299 301 299 301 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 436
Write 367
Mixed 258
SusWrite 297
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 28.4
101% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 193
178% 274 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 32
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 30.4
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
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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 1,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,000
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
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