Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% 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 Drive151% 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
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 01:02
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User HND-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 121
2-Core 235
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 678
73% 567 Pts
64-Core 679
46% 679 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 84%
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 below expectations (25th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 474
Reflection 452
Parallax 529
125% 485 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 505
Splatting 266
130% 332 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
563GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1265 1066 771 515 1355 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 731
Write 1,394
Mixed 432
SusWrite 844
193% 850 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 54.7
189% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 219
178% 251 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 151%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D30BESB.16FD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
46.9% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 13.8
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 58%
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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 8,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $835
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HDDRAMUSB
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