Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive258% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:04
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 152
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 560
QC Float 635
QC Mixed 557
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 1,045
MC Float 1,288
MC Mixed 1116
172% 1,150 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 116%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 8549) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 313
Parallax 324
104% 328 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 321
Splatting 222
109% 251 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
405GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
258% Outstanding
Read 2,861
Write 1,420
Mixed 1,501
423% 1,927 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 28.8
172% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 57.2
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 26.5
57% 111 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 258%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 00002C0F 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 00009B001100 BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 00002C0F 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24.6
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80%
Great: 80%
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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 612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $870
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