Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics80.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FPV4P
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '17 at 19:49
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 above expectations (81st percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 395
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 555
82% 550 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gigabyte(1458 3633) 3GB
CLim: 1407 MHz, MLim: 1815 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Lighting 222
Reflection 190
Parallax 320
80% 244 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 239
Splatting 130
81% 184 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 181
Write 132
Mixed 141
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.17
48% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 115%
USB Flash Disk 2GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 21.4
Write 13
18% 17.2 MB/s
Poor: 4% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4JTF25664AZ-1G6E1 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 32.5
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.3
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 87%
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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 2,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $860
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