Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 73.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive124% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 17:21
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73.6% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 221
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 674
69% 542 Pts
64-Core 1,009
68% 1,009 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$649
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 414
Parallax 533
134% 487 fps
MRender 390
Gravity 431
Splatting 254
115% 358 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 126%
Great: 135%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 211 200 198 186 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 1,043
Write 352
Mixed 700
SusWrite 200
127% 574 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 41.7
179% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 479
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 293
238% 343 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 124%
Great: 169%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 88%
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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 7,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $898
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