Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics89.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4820K-$216
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Memory 90.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 188
77% 127 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 607
58% 467 Pts
64-Core 605
41% 605 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$334
Nvidia(10DE 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Lighting 356
Reflection 303
Parallax 354
94% 338 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 307
Splatting 192
90% 265 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 91%
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 (70th 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: 114%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 119 120 121 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd 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: 39%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 84%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 101 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd 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: 14%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 60%
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 (99th 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: 43%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R4 Builds (Compare 1,457 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $630
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