Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

Gaming 65%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.8% 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 Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200609
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 06:15
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$312
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 108
2-Core 211
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 691
69% 550 Pts
64-Core 843
57% 843 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.8% Very good
Lighting 96.5
Reflection 107
Parallax 97.8
78% 100 fps
MRender 84.4
Gravity 105
Splatting 96
82% 95 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 192 185 175 184 183 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 407
Write 192
Mixed 198
SusWrite 187
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 31.3
117% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 192
167% 251 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 129%
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
725GB free
Firmware: 17.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 132 131 131 134 135 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 39% Great: 93%
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 (4th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 20
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20.9
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 39: 5R 3G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
39% 14% 96 244 156 200 27" 1920 1080 LEN66AA Y25-25
Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 7,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
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Desktop 92%
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Workstation 87%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $902
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