Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.9% 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 Drive167% 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
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 18:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 265
93% 199 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 804
85% 665 Pts
64-Core 1,013
68% 1,013 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2079 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 300
Reflection 292
Parallax 301
78% 298 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 284
Splatting 232
76% 238 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 307 284 282 231 232 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Read 1,840
Write 390
Mixed 509
SusWrite 278
164% 754 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 49.1
177% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 633
DQ Mixed 303
284% 432 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 167%
Great: 191%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 163 163 164 164 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 173
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 163
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.9%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 23.1
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 27.2
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.5%
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 7,779 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: $918
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HDDRAMUSB
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