Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 Drive91.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:55
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-8700-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 134
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 524
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 987
MC Float 1,133
MC Mixed 1043
158% 1,054 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 357
Reflection 350
Parallax 400
115% 369 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 370
Splatting 228
120% 275 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 118%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
323GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 403
Mixed 419
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 34.5
130% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 20.3
52% 102 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 177
Mixed 162
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 27.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 86%
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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 1,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $830
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Intel Core i7-7700K $290AMD RX 480 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $960SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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