Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 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 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive289% 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory2.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190604
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateJun 30 '20 at 17:15
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Memory 83.7
1-Core 107
2-Core 220
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 751
74% 588 Pts
64-Core 923
62% 923 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.2% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 344
Parallax 385
92% 360 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 357
Splatting 228
96% 269 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
206GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 407 413 419 415 418 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 448
Write 418
Mixed 289
SusWrite 412
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 26.6
96% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 254
210% 302 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 121%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$150
719GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1921 1713 1719 1715 1723 1724 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 1,703
Write 2,060
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 1,753
415% 1,835 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.8
226% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,042
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 948
723% 976 MB/s
Poor: 229%
This bench: 289%
Great: 333%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
149GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 155 157 157 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 155
Write 153
Mixed 81
SusWrite 155
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6CJR8N-VK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 21.9
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 2,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $885
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HDDRAMUSB
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