Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
Very high background CPU (66%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '21 at 22:30
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 66%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8400-$172
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 115
2-Core 223
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 664
71% 553 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.2% Very good
Lighting 84.8
Reflection 103
Parallax 93
68% 93.5 fps
MRender 92.8
Gravity 91.9
Splatting 92.4
74% 92.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
719GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 84 86 89 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 160
Write 104
Mixed 30
SusWrite 89.6
69% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 106%
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 above expectations (96th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 24.7
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 26.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.8%
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 6,927 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $875
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