Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
Very high background CPU (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190604
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateAug 09 '19 at 07:24
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 238
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 709
72% 568 Pts
64-Core 861
58% 861 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 232
Reflection 239
Parallax 253
61% 241 fps
MRender 177
Gravity 218
Splatting 193
61% 196 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 131 138 73 103 96 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 100%
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 below expectations (8th percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 22.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72%
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 8,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $930
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