Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 56%
Workstation 52%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics141% 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 Drive144% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateNov 10 '17 at 06:40
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-8700K-$330
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
45.7% Average
SC Int 54.7
SC Float 57.7
SC Mixed 56.5
45% 56.3 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 224
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 421
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 458
67% 451 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 263
Reflection 359
Parallax 597
119% 406 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 515
Splatting 286
157% 355 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 141%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
97GB free
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 2,174
Write 331
Mixed 543
218% 1,016 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 27
87% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 80.3
94% 164 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 144%
Great: 230%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 169
Mixed 164
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.18
83% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
1TB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 109
Write 87.3
Mixed 80.6
114% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 43%
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 (3rd percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 84.8
47% 84.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 69.4%
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 1,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 99%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $849
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