Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 149%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 (55th 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 i7-8700K-$366
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 485
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 943
MC Float 1,120
MC Mixed 1,040
154% 1,034 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 508
Reflection 484
Parallax 579
165% 524 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 500
Splatting 275
151% 341 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 157%
Great: 175%
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 (94th 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: 151%
This bench: 311%
Great: 314%
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 (58th 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: 80%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 5,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $893
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $366Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $119Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $666SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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