Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive155% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:57
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 460
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 856
MC Float 976
MC Mixed 930
138% 921 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (139 fps cap detected)
51.9% Above average
Lighting 139
Reflection 140
Parallax 139
43% 139 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 139
Splatting 139
58% 139 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 2,257
Write 268
Mixed 391
207% 972 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 29.1
123% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 22.1
79% 174 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 155%
Great: 191%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 174
Mixed 161
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.26
114% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GU6CJR8N-VK 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 27.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 26.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 91%
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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 3,030 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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
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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