Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics78.7% 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory6.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateSep 19 '20 at 17:37
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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-$274
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 84.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 238
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 675
66% 530 Pts
64-Core 765
51% 765 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.7% Very good
Lighting 290
Reflection 284
Parallax 284
76% 286 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 292
Splatting 204
79% 230 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 54 58 94 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 201
Write 178
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 92.1
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.1
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.8%
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 3,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $760
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