Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive238% 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
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 03:23
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User HND-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 as expected (51st percentile)
80.2% Excellent
1-Core 115
2-Core 231
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 664
72% 560 Pts
64-Core 676
45% 676 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 491
Reflection 456
Parallax 528
128% 491 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 504
Splatting 264
115% 338 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$96
566GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 973 1103 1458 1008 535 534 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,536
Write 1,487
Mixed 1,098
SusWrite 935
284% 1,264 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 77.9
270% 95.9 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 272
356% 631 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 238%
Great: 280%
VendorCo ProductCode 8GB
7GB free, PID 5678
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6 6.6 6.7 6.5 6.7 6.7 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
4.47% Terrible
Read 17
Write 3.8
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 6.5
9% 7.88 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
9% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.47%
Great: 7%
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 (90th percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 40%
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 7,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

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