Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 13 '20 at 03:05
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Memory 88.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 827
86% 674 Pts
64-Core 1,052
71% 1,052 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$693
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 480
Reflection 457
Parallax 527
126% 488 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 502
Splatting 262
130% 337 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
1GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,149
Write 493
Mixed 1,130
274% 1,257 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 78.5
268% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 1,029
DQ Mixed 968
738% 993 MB/s
Poor: 109% Great: 248%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 208 207 208 210 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 200
Mixed 82
SusWrite 206
124% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.8% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.6
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 23.1
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 2,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $885
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