Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics115% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:06
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
44.9% Average
SC Int 54.7
SC Float 57.2
SC Mixed 56.2
45% 56 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 220
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 442
66% 445 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 124%
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: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 348
Parallax 397
107% 354 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 381
Splatting 228
121% 276 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 115%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 2,063
Write 36.1
Mixed 133
156% 744 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 14.1
64% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 77.8
DQ Mixed 53.5
40% 51.3 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 194%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 187
Mixed 153
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69%
Great: 85%
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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 3,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $760
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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