Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 76.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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.
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
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1900 x 1068 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190604
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 04:16
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
76.8% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 234
80% 172 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 669
70% 550 Pts
64-Core 881
59% 881 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Dell(1028 0858) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6951
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
6.24% Terrible
Lighting 22.6
Reflection 24.3
Parallax 24.7
6% 23.9 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 20.2
Splatting 30.6
6% 25.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.24%
Great: 7%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 0.3
Parallax 422
96% 263 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 403
Splatting 251
107% 297 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+1.8TBHDD
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 17.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 58 81 37 179 172 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 19.6
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 21.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 87%
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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 8,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $960
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Intel Core i7-9700K $375Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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