Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130822
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '17 at 02:27
Run Duration292 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-4820K-$175
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
77.4% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 235
86% 180 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 627
65% 513 Pts
64-Core 621
42% 621 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 368
Parallax 391
105% 386 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 384
Splatting 242
103% 288 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$205
227GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 506
Mixed 505
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 48
165% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 134
140% 230 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Asmt 2115 256GB
180GB free
Firmware: 0
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 346
Write 78.8
Mixed 167
43% 197 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 13.3
62% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 25
44% 87.8 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 72%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$205
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$113
104GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
74.7% Very good
Read 266
Write 254
Mixed 261
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 35.9
128% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 124
114% 174 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 117%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$68
100GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 1,759
Write 1,217
Mixed 1,167
306% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 39.3
170% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 135
142% 238 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 209%
Great: 237%
Patriot Torch II 64GB
42GB free
Firmware: SBFM00.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
60% Above average
Read 262
Write 234
Mixed 247
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 9.41
95% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 15.4
60% 132 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60%
Great: 62%
Patriot Torch II 64GB
28GB free
Firmware: SBFM00.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
59.8% Above average
Read 260
Write 233
Mixed 247
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 9.31
94% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 15.1
61% 135 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 62%
Asmt 2115 80GB
13GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34.1% Below average
Read 256
Write 83.3
Mixed 126
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 33
4K Mixed 6.36
49% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 31.6
44% 83 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173QH0-CK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 34.4
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 14.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: Alienware Aurora-R4

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