Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 91.4%, 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 Drive145% 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
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 23 '19 at 17:45
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 (64th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 263
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 816
85% 668 Pts
64-Core 1013
68% 1013 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.4%
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 (39th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 308
Reflection 296
Parallax 302
81% 302 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 281
Splatting 222
77% 234 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 179 176 179 175 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 1,618
Write 219
Mixed 284
SusWrite 174
123% 574 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 48.3
184% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 437
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 303
226% 307 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 145%
Great: 195%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 175 159 175 176 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 91
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 172
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.7%
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 way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 23.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 27.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.9%
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 7,892 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: $930
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Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $609SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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