Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:50
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-8700-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 526
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 994
MC Float 1,121
MC Mixed 1,050
158% 1,055 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$320
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 287
Parallax 274
91% 289 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 266
Splatting 211
95% 223 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
819GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 151
Write 160
Mixed 149
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 89.1%
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 (94th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 23.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 26.9
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.8%
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 3,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $859
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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