Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.9% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121026
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:44
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-3820-$350
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 98.2
SC Mixed 98
79% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 352
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 499
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 249
Reflection 212
Parallax 225
74% 228 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 225
Splatting 170
79% 183 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
152GB free
Firmware: JC4A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 93.7
Write 89
Mixed 82.8
66% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.28
66% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B88G0NF-DI 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 29
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R4 Builds (Compare 1,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $790
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