Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics136% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0FPV4P
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 01 '19 at 23:56
Run Duration354 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4960X-$1,189
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.6% Above average
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 149
61% 124 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 527
53% 420 Pts
64-Core 778
52% 778 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 474
Reflection 464
Parallax 539
124% 492 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 532
Splatting 282
138% 356 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 136%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 911 457 455 435 458 441 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 90% Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
285GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 461 466 458 465 461 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 452
Mixed 396
SusWrite 462
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 38.8
129% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 310
232% 309 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 128%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
226GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2085 1836 1649 1656 1650 1660 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,284
Write 2,072
Mixed 1,746
SusWrite 1,756
442% 1,964 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 62.7
201% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 375
279% 371 MB/s
Poor: 236%
This bench: 278%
Great: 379%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC94
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 102 102 104 104 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 102
Write 95
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 102
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.1
181% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 168 171 170 171 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 164
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 170
109% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$175
5TB free
Firmware: AR15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 157 159 158 160 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 84.5
Write 152
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 142
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.4
235% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 41.5
122% 42.8 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 12.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 107%
Great: 75%
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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 4,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $787
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