Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics6.86% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive68.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180706
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 07 '18 at 21:52
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 525
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 980
MC Float 1,109
MC Mixed 1,033
156% 1,040 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Dell(1028 0858) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4758
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
6.86% Terrible
Lighting 24
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 26.2
8% 26.8 fps
MRender 17.6
Gravity 22
Splatting 0
6% 13.2 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.86%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC311 SATA 128GB
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 120 118 120 119 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 474
Write 147
Mixed 167
SusWrite 119
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 30
117% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 136
105% 144 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 78%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAD30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 196 196 197 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 190
Mixed 32
SusWrite 196
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.4
131% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KY7N41-MIE 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.8% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 14.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 47%
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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 2,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $767
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