Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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%, 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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
Memory21.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191031
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '20 at 04:59
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91% Outstanding
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 774
83% 646 Pts
64-Core 986
66% 986 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Asus(1043 8623) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 350
Parallax 0.3
0% 117 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 353
Splatting 224
92% 254 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 250GB (2009)-$29
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 40 38 35 39 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 55.5
Write 57
Mixed 39
SusWrite 39.2
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 40%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$56
2TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 192 192 194 194 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 156
Mixed 81.3
SusWrite 193
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$36
137GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 60 62 58 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 46.8
Write 45
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 60.2
35% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16ATF2G64AZ-2G6H1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 27.6
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 27.2
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 91%
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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 9,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $922
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