Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
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
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:39
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 536
122% 536 Pts
MC Int 1,004
MC Float 1,216
MC Mixed 1,081
164% 1,100 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 290
Parallax 285
91% 291 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 269
Splatting 214
96% 223 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 2,064
Write 4.39
Mixed 8.91
144% 693 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 22.6
106% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 60.1
DQ Mixed 47.2
36% 46.5 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 117%
Great: 192%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 191
Mixed 177
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.25
112% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown XRMWRN-HYA 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
45.1% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 54%
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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 3,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $64
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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