Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 70.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics113% 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FPV4P
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130822
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '19 at 23:26
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i7-4820K-$330
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 327
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 595
MC Mixed 605
90% 598 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
Nvidia(10DE 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 303
Parallax 354
110% 338 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 307
Splatting 192
115% 265 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 143 158 172 180 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 193
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 157
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 115%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 119 120 121 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 146
Write 118
Mixed 108
SusWrite 120
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
140% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 83%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 101 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 93.3
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 102
60% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-PB 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 31.1
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 13.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R4 Builds (Compare 3,555 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $799
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