Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive297% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 17 '18 at 04:35
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
1-Core 126
2-Core 262
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 838
86% 680 Pts
64-Core 1,060
71% 1,060 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,088
EVGA(3842 2382) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 676
Reflection 588
Parallax 756
178% 673 fps
MRender 562
Gravity 682
Splatting 309
171% 518 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 175%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$98
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1494 1558 1533 1562 1571 1520 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 1,451
Write 1,425
Mixed 1279
SusWrite 1,540
321% 1,424 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 92.6
308% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,220
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 1,081
815% 1,096 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 297%
Great: 355%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 187 185 189 189 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 172
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 187
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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 (93rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 23.5
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $860
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