Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics138% 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 Drive52.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FPV4P
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJul 04 '20 at 00:04
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 595
68% 522 Pts
64-Core 597
40% 597 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
138% Outstanding
Lighting 180
Reflection 175
Parallax 175
145% 177 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 156
Splatting 0.04
130% 119 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 138%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 15 126 120 102 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 439
Write 375
Mixed 315
SusWrite 117
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 19.3
78% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 44.7
49% 83.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 56%
Seagate SSD 1TB
167GB free
Firmware: ST8S1024
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 426 292 414 35 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 309
Write 477
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 257
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 8.5
43% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 205
189% 288 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
738GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 100 100 101 101 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 178
Write 127
Mixed 76
SusWrite 100
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
4GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 92 91 91 92 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 58.5
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 91.2
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 40.3
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.8
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $829
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