Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:43
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-8400-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 98.7
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 113
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 412
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 623
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 219
68% 209 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 195
Splatting 155
70% 164 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 182 188 179 145 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 183
Mixed 85
SusWrite 175
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.8%
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 3,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

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