Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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.
Run History
8 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:14
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 558
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 1,020
MC Float 1,216
MC Mixed 1,086
165% 1,107 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 111%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Lighting 305
Reflection 287
Parallax 320
96% 304 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 271
Splatting 216
96% 225 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
93GB free
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 1,824
Write 143
Mixed 212
153% 726 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 20.8
127% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 91.1
71% 93.2 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 123%
Great: 223%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$63
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 189
Mixed 175
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.23
108% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-HYA 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.4% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 15
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 55%
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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 1,520 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $849
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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