Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory1.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180706
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 11:23
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
75.9% Very good
1-Core 117
2-Core 214
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 670
69% 542 Pts
64-Core 856
57% 856 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,953
Write 1235
Mixed 1,067
313% 1,418 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 57
187% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 724
DQ Write 654
DQ Mixed 674
510% 684 MB/s
Poor: 127% Great: 251%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
874GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 156 154 158 160 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 165
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 155
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 99%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 7.7
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 127
32% 127 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 33%
Great: 48%
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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 9,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $940
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