Alienware Aurora R8

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R8  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 02XRCM
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190822
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 30 '21 at 07:03
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 100%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 66.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 229
76% 136 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 667
71% 553 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
Dell(1028 1265) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.27
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31% Below average
Lighting 39.1
Reflection 35.9
Parallax 34
32% 36.3 fps
MRender 41.3
Gravity 36.9
Splatting 29
30% 35.7 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 31%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 420000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 411 427 441 426 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 414
Mixed 308
SusWrite 415
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 41.5
144% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 183
180% 286 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
General UDisk 32GB
29GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.7 2.9 7.2 7.2 9.8 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
4.7% Terrible
Read 18.5
Write 16.2
Mixed 16.5
SusWrite 7.3
19% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.9
37% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.7%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 0198000080AD 9905702-137.A00G 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
66.3% Good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 20.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 10.3
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R8

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $730
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