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 below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 05:57
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 258
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 762
79% 621 Pts
64-Core 988
66% 988 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 236
Reflection 235
Parallax 236
73% 236 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 235
Splatting 225
95% 225 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+1.8TBHDD
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 97 117 195 196 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.8
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 26.5
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 6,960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $888
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