Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.3% 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 Drive121% 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 (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.6 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 22:07
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 126
2-Core 263
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 772
80% 631 Pts
64-Core 1,002
67% 1,002 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.3% Very good
Lighting 305
Reflection 293
Parallax 330
80% 309 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 275
Splatting 225
76% 232 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 280 261 308 264 206 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 804
Write 291
Mixed 386
SusWrite 269
96% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 47.3
179% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 290
243% 354 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 194%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 163 163 164 163 163 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 149
Write 170
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 163
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.5%
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 (78th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 23.2
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 2,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $885
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