Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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.
Boot Drive268% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:22
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 540
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 937
MC Float 1,130
MC Mixed 1,010
153% 1,025 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 516
Reflection 496
Parallax 579
167% 530 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 502
Splatting 258
148% 334 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 156%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA7500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,534
Write 1,492
Mixed 1,837
432% 1,954 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 44.9
167% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 473
DQ Mixed 246
266% 447 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 268%
Great: 315%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 179
Mixed 132
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
104% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.8% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 3,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $89
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $245Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $97
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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