Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 84.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '19 at 19:48
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 257
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 761
76% 605 Pts
64-Core 941
63% 941 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.8% Good
Lighting 232
Reflection 237
Parallax 236
60% 235 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 233
Splatting 210
66% 212 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 306 199 204 195 200 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 982
Write 305
Mixed 291
SusWrite 239
99% 454 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 47.1
175% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 209
196% 304 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 123%
Great: 191%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
568GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 175 177 177 176 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 115
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 176
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
79.6% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 23.2
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.6%
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 7,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $918
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HDDRAMUSB
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