Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191031
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '20 at 23:20
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 81.7
1-Core 107
2-Core 187
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 593
59% 470 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.6% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 332
Parallax 347
92% 342 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 352
Splatting 223
94% 263 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+1.8TBHDD
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 25 16 28 67 25 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 72% Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KY7N41-MIE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.4
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 22.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 3,497 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $874
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