Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). 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
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit kleuren,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:17
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 476
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 688
103% 691 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.95
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 196
Parallax 223
69% 214 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 161
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
785GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 163 171 163 186 187 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 176
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 167
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 12.7
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14.3
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 49%
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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 3,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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