Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 90.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 02:39
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 827
84% 665 Pts
64-Core 1,016
68% 1,016 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Lighting 280
Reflection 252
Parallax 238
70% 257 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 289
Splatting 231
77% 241 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 95 51 68 140 131 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 26.8
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75%
Great: 85%
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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 7,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $928
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HDDRAMUSB
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