Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 90.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 30 '19 at 16:30
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 832
85% 668 Pts
64-Core 944
63% 944 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 237
Parallax 236
61% 236 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 234
Splatting 212
66% 212 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 277 253 247 228 225 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 297
Mixed 444
SusWrite 254
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 60.7
188% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 285
265% 413 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 189%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
495GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 169 171 171 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 142
Mixed 85
SusWrite 170
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 23.1
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 86%
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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 7,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $928
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HDDRAMUSB
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