Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive171% 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
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:58
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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 (50th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 536
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 988
MC Float 1,224
MC Mixed 1,078
164% 1,097 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 127%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$130
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 375
Parallax 391
124% 390 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 398
Splatting 246
128% 293 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
71GB free
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 2,373
Write 377
Mixed 501
232% 1,083 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 23.3
128% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 21.1
105% 238 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 171%
Great: 216%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 204
Write 80
Mixed 116
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 0.84
4K Mixed 0.15
80% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 23.2
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 27.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 87%
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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 1,822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 150% - Outstanding Total price: $417
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