Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics110% 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 Drive44.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime26.8 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 02:49
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-3930K
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
52.4% Above average
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 81.3
SC Mixed 61.1
58% 72.1 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 263
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 537
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$490
XFX(1682 9C30) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 232
Parallax 455
113% 333 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 294
Splatting 290
108% 256 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.1% Average
Read 260
Write 237
Mixed 248
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 4.29
54% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 23.3
39% 71.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 128
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.23
59% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
445GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 110
Write 115
Mixed 112
85% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.34
99% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 70%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
266GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
53% Above average
Read 95.1
Write 89.2
Mixed 86.5
68% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.32
115% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 53%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 33.4
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 10.4
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 86%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 97%
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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 2,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $843
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