Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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 Drive311% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory23.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 08:50
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 263
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 821
82% 653 Pts
64-Core 1,040
70% 1,040 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$722
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 484
Parallax 579
134% 524 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 500
Splatting 275
116% 341 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA75D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1097 1379 1398 1401 1379 1354 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
311% Outstanding
Read 2,488
Write 1,356
Mixed 656
SusWrite 1,335
323% 1,459 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 71.8
255% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,221
DQ Write 1075
DQ Mixed 1039
809% 1,112 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 311%
Great: 305%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GU6CJR8N-VK 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 26.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 26.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 91%
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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 7,543 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $898
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HDDRAMUSB
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