Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 02:27
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 575
QC Float 619
QC Mixed 596
135% 597 Pts
MC Int 1,088
MC Float 1,319
MC Mixed 1,178
178% 1,195 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 521
Reflection 494
Parallax 542
163% 519 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 502
Splatting 272
150% 338 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 156%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA810 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 143
Write 150
Mixed 136
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.17
67% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.5
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 48%
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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 2,731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $769
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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