Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive154% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 16:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 above expectations (76th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 830
86% 677 Pts
64-Core 1,008
68% 1,008 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.2%
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: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62.8% Good
Lighting 233
Reflection 237
Parallax 233
60% 234 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 234
Splatting 212
66% 211 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 249 227 189 167 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,706
Write 329
Mixed 400
SusWrite 211
143% 662 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 48
180% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 290
243% 355 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 154%
Great: 188%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
569GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 163 165 164 165 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 176
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 152
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 26.3
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 86%
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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 7,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

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