Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Gaming 117%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 114%
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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics125% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:11
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 583
QC Mixed 537
127% 558 Pts
MC Int 1,001
MC Float 1,216
MC Mixed 1,082
164% 1,100 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 376
Parallax 370
120% 382 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 401
Splatting 247
129% 294 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
151GB free
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 2,256
Write 404
Mixed 498
225% 1,052 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 24.1
143% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 88.3
128% 237 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 170%
Great: 223%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
910GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 188
Mixed 187
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.17
83% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-HYA 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 25.1
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 25.9
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 959 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 112%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $849
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