Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.2% 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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 30 '20 at 02:03
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
74.8% Very good
Memory 92.8
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 167
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 561
54% 434 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$170
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.2% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 156
Parallax 170
51% 173 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 210
Splatting 125
57% 157 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2306RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 127 111 100 94 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 370
Write 211
Mixed 113
SusWrite 112
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 17.7
75% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 95.8
106% 181 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 185 183 186 186 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 167
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 184
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
50.8% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 63%
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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 5,582 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: 56% - Above average Total price: $641
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HDDRAMUSB
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