Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:26
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$283
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 520
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 969
MC Float 1113
MC Mixed 1,030
155% 1,037 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$75
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Lighting 299
Reflection 275
Parallax 284
91% 286 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 278
Splatting 221
98% 229 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
632GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 30% Great: 77%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$82
26GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 23.1
118% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 39.7
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 99.5
64% 72 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79.4% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.6
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 25.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 85%
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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 1,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $793
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170Nvidia GTX 1070 $75Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $82
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $138
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $121
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $177SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $911SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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