Alienware Aurora-R4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAlienware Aurora-R4  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 07JNH0
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '21 at 03:36
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3930K-$460
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
75.3% Very good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 185
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 545
58% 451 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
901GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 86 72 77 88 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 73.4
Write 86.3
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 81.3
56% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
99% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 69%
WD My Passport 0830 1TB
925GB free, PID 0830
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 103 102 103 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44% Average
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 103
122% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ- 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 34.5
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
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