Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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.
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
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180531
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:52
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 133
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 563
QC Float 630
QC Mixed 586
134% 593 Pts
MC Int 1,078
MC Float 1,323
MC Mixed 1,164
177% 1,188 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 520
Reflection 500
Parallax 539
163% 520 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 522
Splatting 280
157% 355 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$230
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,799
Write 2,204
Mixed 1,328
466% 2,110 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 82.3
288% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,241
DQ Write 1,080
DQ Mixed 1,141
861% 1,154 MB/s
Poor: 203% Great: 393%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
930GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 186 186 189 189 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 180
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 186
107% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 107%
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 (63rd percentile)
45% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.4
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45%
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 2,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $780
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $408Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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