Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics109% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FPV4P
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 01:04
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4820K-$330
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
67.5% Good
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 321
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 505
76% 508 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 314
Parallax 390
112% 351 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 316
Splatting 212
106% 245 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
730GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 83.8
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 0.02
6% 0.04 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 31.1
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 84%
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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 1,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $798
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