Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive221% 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 (32%). 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
Memory11.5 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 07:53
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 496
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 948
MC Float 1,069
MC Mixed 977
149% 998 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 364
Reflection 344
Parallax 355
112% 354 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 350
Splatting 224
116% 265 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 114%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PM981 Samsu 256GB
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1081 312 314 310 314 304 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 2,025
Write 1,319
Mixed 1,144
SusWrite 439
273% 1,232 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 65.6
219% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 1,011
765% 1,021 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 221%
Great: 241%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 202 202 203 202 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 197
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 202
123% 169 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: 115%
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 expectations (38th percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.9
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.5%
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 3,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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HDDRAMUSB
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