Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive138% 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
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 17:39
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 (61st percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 814
84% 662 Pts
64-Core 1,008
68% 1,008 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2205 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 288
Parallax 299
76% 294 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 277
Splatting 222
75% 236 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.8%
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: 332 305 254 219 189 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1,310
Write 405
Mixed 443
SusWrite 244
131% 601 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 47.3
176% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 218
205% 318 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 138%
Great: 191%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 175 177 174 177 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 94.5
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 176
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
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 above expectations (62nd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 22.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 26.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 72%
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 7,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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: $928
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HDDRAMUSB
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