Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.6% 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 (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 15:16
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 780
78% 621 Pts
64-Core 958
64% 958 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.6% Good
Lighting 267
Reflection 256
Parallax 290
70% 271 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 229
Splatting 194
64% 199 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,638
Write 331
Mixed 385
168% 785 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 45.9
168% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 288
241% 352 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 192%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
468GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 145 145 145 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 168
Mixed 91
SusWrite 145
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 22.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 25.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 87%
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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 8,804 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: $955
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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