Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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.
Graphics153% 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 Drive163% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180209
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:42
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$303
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 528
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 969
MC Float 1,130
MC Mixed 1,025
156% 1,041 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 517
Reflection 476
Parallax 536
162% 509 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 497
Splatting 263
147% 330 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 153%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 2,061
Write 371
Mixed 550
213% 994 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 37.6
149% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 22.4
87% 191 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 163%
Great: 193%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 185
Mixed 178
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 27
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.9%
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 2,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $781
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $945SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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