Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 81.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive62.5% 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.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121026
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:18
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$400
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 408
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 572
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 303
Parallax 314
101% 317 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 296
Splatting 230
104% 243 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$108
214GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 468
Write 335
Mixed 335
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 22.2
90% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 45.4
83% 166 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 100%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
62.5% Good
Read 264
Write 208
Mixed 214
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 35.3
104% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 75.2
DQ Mixed 98.1
83% 124 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 34.7
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 13.8
44% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 94%
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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 2,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $912
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Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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