Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive251% 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:22
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 103
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 528
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 1,006
MC Float 1,258
MC Mixed 1,120
168% 1,128 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 761
Reflection 441
Parallax 525
209% 576 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 463
Splatting 243
138% 309 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 168%
Great: 175%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 2,704
Write 1,421
Mixed 1,491
412% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 28.9
170% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 51.1
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 30.6
60% 114 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 251%
Great: 258%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 27
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 29.1
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 102%
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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 2,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $767
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $196SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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