Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive72.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateAug 12 '19 at 13:27
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3930K-$495
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 96
2-Core 189
76% 126 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 588
60% 474 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 381
Parallax 399
106% 394 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 394
Splatting 239
105% 290 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BB240G4C 240GB
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D201FJ14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 277 277 277 278 278 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 343
Write 281
Mixed 252
SusWrite 277
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 22.9
100% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 242
189% 261 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$31
44GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 66 65 65 65 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 70
Write 71.2
Mixed 53
SusWrite 64.9
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 70%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
829GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3V0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 120 117 119 119 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 129
Write 124
Mixed 32
SusWrite 119
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 76%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$46
23GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 28 27 26 27 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 32.7
Write 26.8
Mixed 25.8
SusWrite 27.2
38% 28.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 5
406% 5.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 20.4
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 12
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R4 Builds (Compare 5,686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $576
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