Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive288% 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 (15%). 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
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 06:25
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 480
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 904
MC Float 1,130
MC Mixed 980
150% 1,005 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 726
Reflection 459
Parallax 570
207% 585 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 490
Splatting 251
144% 322 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 171%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: M0MU031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 468
Mixed 475
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 35.8
128% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 37.2
92% 193 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 107%
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
353GB free
Firmware: CXA75D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
288% Outstanding
Read 2,753
Write 1,536
Mixed 1,805
448% 2,031 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 60.8
213% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 196
204% 337 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 288%
Great: 305%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$113
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 157
Mixed 161
121% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.95
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.24
142% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 102%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
407GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 106
Write 81.1
Mixed 102
122% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.34
42% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 27.1
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 84%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 89%
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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 1,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $837
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