Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 24 '22 at 18:47
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-3820
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Memory 87
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 192
73% 126 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 486
52% 416 Pts
64-Core 483
30% 483 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
AMD(1002 0B00) 3GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.8% Poor
Lighting 34.3
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 45.3
28% 36.5 fps
MRender 26.1
Gravity 35.4
Splatting 20.2
22% 27.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 32%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$75
690GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 437 436 454 450 451 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 443
Mixed 408
SusWrite 444
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 55.5
163% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 365
274% 366 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 113%
Great: 137%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$40
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 199 200 199 185 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 124
Write 139
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 189
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
93% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 34
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 13.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R4 Builds (Compare 1,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $272
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