Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 72.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 (35%). 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
Memory5.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181009
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateApr 20 '19 at 07:14
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72.7% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 219
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 676
69% 542 Pts
64-Core 805
54% 805 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 148
Write 255
Mixed 398
61% 267 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 30
103% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 398
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 220
202% 310 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 181%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
80GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 86 79 81 80 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
26.8% Poor
Read 10
Write 63
Mixed 16
SusWrite 83.1
31% 43 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.1
38% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
69.1% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 22.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 87%
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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).

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 6,984 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

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