Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '21 at 21:40
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3820-$350
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Memory 85.4
1-Core 96.3
2-Core 175
72% 119 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 495
51% 404 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 129
Parallax 125
97% 125 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 113
Splatting 103
90% 107 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$26
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03090004
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 415
Write 332
Mixed 298
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 23.2
91% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 114
92% 131 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 80%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA660 500GB
389GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 112 120 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 120
Write 108
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 113
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$88
298GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 75 76 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
42% Average
Read 72.7
Write 48.4
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 73.6
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 34.5
102% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aurora-R4 Builds (Compare 2,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $830
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