Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 159%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.9% 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 Drive375% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 05:26
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 277
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 869
91% 710 Pts
64-Core 1,099
74% 1,099 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$410
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.2
Relative performance (0th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Lighting 321
Reflection 228
Parallax 687
84% 412 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 325
Splatting 286
89% 278 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2042 2021 2039 2029 2021 1998 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
375% Outstanding
Read 2,725
Write 2,170
Mixed 1,530
SusWrite 2,025
473% 2,112 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 78.2
280% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,375
DQ Write 1,152
DQ Mixed 1,202
917% 1,243 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 375%
Great: 394%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
779GB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 141 151 150 151 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 157
Write 126
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 150
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 30.6
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 102%
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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 9,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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: $955
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $683SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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