Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.1% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime9.6 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 14:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 264
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 824
85% 671 Pts
64-Core 901
60% 901 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.8%
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: 431.36
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 291
Reflection 279
Parallax 317
76% 296 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 266
Splatting 218
73% 225 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 200 176 153 136 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,823
Write 334
Mixed 378
SusWrite 175
146% 678 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 47.6
176% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 224
206% 317 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 154%
Great: 195%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 181 180 180 181 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 164
Mixed 81
SusWrite 180
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
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)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 26.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.3%
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 7,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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: $940
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HDDRAMUSB
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