Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive64.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
19 days ago, 19 days ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180828
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 03 '18 at 22:17
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 456
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 714
MC Mixed 669
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$400
EVGA(3842 5670) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 360
Reflection 334
Parallax 379
113% 358 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 312
Splatting 208
102% 233 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 107%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 157 138 130 122 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 440
Write 306
Mixed 319
SusWrite 146
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 33.4
111% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 93
DQ Write 60.1
DQ Mixed 98.2
67% 83.8 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 125%
Seagate Expansion Desk 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 158 160 159 163 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 137
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 161
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
47.1% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 12.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.1%
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 3,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $760
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