Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics25.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.2% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 02:17
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-3960X
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 97.9
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 383
88% 386 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 748
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
AMD(1002 0B00) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
25.9% Poor
Lighting 92.9
Reflection 57.9
Parallax 79.2
27% 76.7 fps
MRender 45.1
Gravity 67.4
Splatting 65.5
25% 59.3 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 27%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron C400 RealSSD 512GB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0A09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 221 165 88 90 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 420
Write 178
Mixed 273
SusWrite 141
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 23.2
90% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 51.1
82% 157 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 34.5
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 13
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.6%
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 2,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $850
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