Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive218% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 07:49
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 497
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 956
MC Float 1,097
MC Mixed 998
152% 1,017 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 350
Parallax 361
113% 360 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 352
Splatting 223
116% 265 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 115%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM981 Samsu 256GB
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 987 313 313 315 309 313 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 2,033
Write 1,300
Mixed 1,128
SusWrite 425
271% 1,221 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 65
207% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 1,003
761% 1,017 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 218%
Great: 231%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 202 201 203 202 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 198
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 202
125% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 22.7
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.4
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79%
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 3,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $849
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