Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 09 '19 at 14:08
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$365
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 726
76% 597 Pts
64-Core 1041
70% 1041 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$695
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Lighting 402
Reflection 379
Parallax 284
98% 355 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 267
Splatting 145
62% 184 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 212 222 213 187 193 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 122
Write 200
Mixed 374
SusWrite 214
52% 228 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 37.9
138% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 398
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 288
236% 339 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 191%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
439GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 408 414 445 446 446 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 440
Mixed 380
SusWrite 434
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 48.3
165% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 135%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
26GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 3.7 4.5 3.8 4.7 3.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
6.65% Terrible
Read 25.7
Write 6.3
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 4.2
11% 10.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 2.1
99% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.65%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-HYA 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 17.1
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 75%
Great: 98%
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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 7,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $839
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HDDRAMUSB
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