Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 days ago, 12 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210906
Uptime12 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 02:59
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 248
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 798
80% 635 Pts
64-Core 1,021
68% 1,021 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
130% Outstanding
Lighting 162
Reflection 175
Parallax 168
131% 168 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 168
Splatting 119
130% 138 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 130%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pm981 NVMe Samsung 256GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,232
Write 850
Mixed 1,139
308% 1,407 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 72.4
243% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 653
DQ Mixed 768
584% 795 MB/s
Poor: 115% Great: 256%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
538GB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 166 170 169 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 195
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 168
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.9% Very good
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 22.6
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 24.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 4R 6G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
50% 59% 37 293 215 144 31.5" 1920 1080 IVM760A PLG3266
History: Score 53: 6R 5G 8B | Score 50: 4R 6G 12B
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Desktop
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Workstation
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $902
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