Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive340% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory5.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateMay 26 '19 at 07:13
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
81% 117 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 411
73% 408 Pts
MC Int 883
MC Float 1,008
MC Mixed 875
62% 922 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
Dell(1028 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 133
Parallax 182
57% 167 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 188
Splatting 151
68% 159 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$40
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 34 38 36 38 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
340% Outstanding
Read 4,851
Write 44.5
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 34.8
261% 1,255 MB/s
4K Read 351
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 5.7
541% 120 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 340%
Great: 192%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 115 115 114 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 117
Write 94
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 112
70% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.7%
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 6,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $863
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