Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics102% 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 Drive183% 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.
Very high background CPU (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime24 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 03:24
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 69%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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-$274
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Memory 83.4
1-Core 92.4
2-Core 185
71% 120 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 554
58% 457 Pts
64-Core 838
56% 838 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 377
Parallax 422
104% 399 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 382
Splatting 241
102% 285 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA75D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 204 196 163 169 179 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 2,193
Write 346
Mixed 216
SusWrite 192
157% 737 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 52.8
186% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 849
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 498
393% 560 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 183%
Great: 303%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 16.8
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $760
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