Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190604
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateAug 07 '19 at 03:35
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$367
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 227
87% 180 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 800
80% 634 Pts
64-Core 1,004
67% 1,004 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 106%
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: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 356
Parallax 369
95% 364 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 370
Splatting 229
91% 274 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 65 52 45 49 47 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 638
Write 64.5
Mixed 122
SusWrite 60.8
47% 221 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 28.4
130% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 466
DQ Write 57.8
DQ Mixed 117
122% 214 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 171%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
67GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 178 177 159 156 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 190
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 168
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 26
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 86%
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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 7,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $928
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