Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive138% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200225
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 10:50
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 (6th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Memory 83.2
1-Core 115
2-Core 208
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 594
63% 493 Pts
64-Core 814
55% 814 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.38
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.4% Good
Lighting 236
Reflection 236
Parallax 236
62% 236 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 237
Splatting 235
68% 228 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$36
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 244 199 196 193 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1,554
Write 373
Mixed 408
SusWrite 217
138% 638 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.2
149% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 429
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 288
241% 350 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 138%
Great: 188%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
153GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 444 448 442 440 436 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 453
Mixed 431
SusWrite 441
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 49.6
159% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 350
262% 350 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 111%
Great: 134%
Seagate ST1000LM049-2GH172 1TB
906GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 168 169 168 168 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 124
Write 165
Mixed 72
SusWrite 167
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 21.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 21.7
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68%
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 3,992 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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HDDRAMUSB
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