Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics16.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive139% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 04 '19 at 19:37
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 264
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 821
85% 666 Pts
64-Core 993
67% 993 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
16.5% Very poor
Lighting 19.8
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 18.6
16% 20.5 fps
MRender 28.3
Gravity 19.8
Splatting 25.9
17% 24.7 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 166 147 152 133 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,564
Write 214
Mixed 286
SusWrite 148
118% 553 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 47.5
178% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 300
221% 296 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 139%
Great: 197%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
568GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 180 179 180 180 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 110
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 180
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
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 (67th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 23
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 27.3
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 6,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $875
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