Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.7% 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 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.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:08
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-8400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 483
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 707
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Lighting 309
Reflection 302
Parallax 297
94% 303 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 271
Splatting 223
97% 227 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
195GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,824
Write 1,272
Mixed 1,470
407% 1,855 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 40.6
197% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 492
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 181
199% 339 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 268%
Great: 263%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 152
Write 158
Mixed 155
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 24.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.7
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 87%
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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 659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $870
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