Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 17:45
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
1-Core 108
2-Core 263
84% 186 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 852
87% 684 Pts
64-Core 1001
67% 1001 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2079 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Lighting 305
Reflection 290
Parallax 300
79% 298 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 270
Splatting 224
73% 230 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 86%
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
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,887
Write 1,031
Mixed 1,136
298% 1,351 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 66.8
225% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 590
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 235
237% 390 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 188%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 178 182 181 181 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 140
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 180
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
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)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 26.2
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 80.9%
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 7,850 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: $928
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HDDRAMUSB
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