Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive245% 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
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 01:22
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User HND-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 238
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 678
74% 574 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.4%
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 (34th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 459
Parallax 537
129% 496 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 503
Splatting 254
130% 335 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 130%
Great: 146%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$99
563GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 970 699 1347 1487 956 530 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 1,541
Write 1,502
Mixed 1,120
SusWrite 998
290% 1,290 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 80.2
278% 99.3 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 944
DQ Mixed 271
358% 636 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 245%
Great: 281%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D30BESB.16FD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 16.9
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.2%
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 8,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $930
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $360AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $55
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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