Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (20%). 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
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime11.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 21:25
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 456
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 669
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$219
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 192
Parallax 203
68% 209 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 221
Splatting 168
80% 185 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
880GB free
Firmware: CC61 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 186
Mixed 173
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.23
81% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
467GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 144
Write 108
Mixed 112
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.11
26% 0.26 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 12.6
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 13.1
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 48%
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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 2,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $769
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HDDRAMUSB
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