Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180126
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 18:04
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 402
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 801
MC Float 952
MC Mixed 908
132% 887 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 223
Parallax 230
72% 229 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 215
Splatting 180
80% 188 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+931GBHDD 1TB
746GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.9 Max speed: Unknown
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 86%
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 below expectations (12th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 80.5
50% 80.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.6%
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 2,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $766
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