Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 492
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 981
MC Float 1,135
MC Mixed 1,078
159% 1,065 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.95
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Lighting 295
Reflection 283
Parallax 299
92% 292 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 279
Splatting 224
100% 235 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
868GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 142 88 2.4 193 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 22.9
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 85%
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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 3,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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HDDRAMUSB
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