Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive176% 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
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:00
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 534
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 940
MC Float 1129
MC Mixed 1,022
154% 1,031 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 188
Parallax 219
65% 204 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 200
Splatting 154
72% 167 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 2,334
Write 556
Mixed 551
247% 1,147 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 23.1
127% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 57
96% 187 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 176%
Great: 188%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$56
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 190
Mixed 171
144% 191 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.24
108% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 116%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 27.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 86%
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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 2,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $770
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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