Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 106%, 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 05:35
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 518
120% 527 Pts
MC Int 984
MC Float 1,127
MC Mixed 1,044
157% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB; msi aero 1070
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
95% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 275
Parallax 282
90% 285 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 280
Splatting 220
98% 230 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
632GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: Unknown
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
26GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 418
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 36.9
140% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 22.9
28% 46.6 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 124%
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 (54th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.7
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 26
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.5%
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 2,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $777
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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