Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive263% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory11.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJan 26 '19 at 14:19
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%

 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 i7-8700K-$335
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75.6% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 226
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 682
70% 554 Pts
64-Core 882
59% 882 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 485
Reflection 464
Parallax 555
128% 501 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 500
Splatting 265
115% 337 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 122%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA75D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1147 1217 1247 1250 1229 1206 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,232
Write 1,320
Mixed 643
SusWrite 1,216
300% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 57.8
190% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,039
DQ Write 798
DQ Mixed 855
657% 897 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 263%
Great: 313%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
99GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 241 250 270 249 230 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 442
Write 277
Mixed 262
SusWrite 247
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 23.1
92% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 99.6
94% 153 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 85%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$252
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 109 102 117 144 140 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 112
Write 166
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 122
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 122%
Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB
744GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 85 86 88 89 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 49.5
Write 81.5
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 86.2
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.5
148% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 65%
WDC WD10 EARX-00N0YB0 1TB
640GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 57 57 58 57 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 94
Write 94.2
Mixed 76
SusWrite 57.1
107% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
96% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 50%
Garmin Approach S60 Fla 1GB
0GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.6 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.1% Terrible
Read 2
Write 0.8
Mixed 0.7
SusWrite 1
1% 1.12 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
8% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.1%
Great: 1%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GU6CJR8N-VK 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 22.4
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $860
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HDDRAMUSB
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