The Aurora enables hardcore graphics options in a compact, yet highly expandable mid-tower desktop chassis. Many gamers demand hardcore graphics and GPU performance to increase 3D quality and HD gaming immersion. For these gamers it’s all about the graphics cards under the hood – and the Aurora delivers.
Giving Gamers More Options
With the Intel® P55 chipset, the Aurora gives you a broad range of dual core and quad core CPU options. It also enables high-end graphics options without needing to invest in the X58 architecture.
Supports Intel® CoreTM i3 and i5
Enables up to 16GB of dual-channel DDR3 Memory
Unlocked BIOS for custom tweaks and performance boosts*
Dual and Quad-Core CPUs
A quick guide to the Aurora’s processors
Extreme Graphics and Processor Performance
If you’re looking for dominant HD gaming power in a mid-tower chassis, the Aurora with the Intel® X58 Architecture is the rig you’re looking for. Combining both the top graphics and processor options with an 875W power supply, this Aurora delivers.
High End CPU and Motherboard Technology
The X58-based Aurora allows you to rip through applications and games with your choice of quad-core factory- overclocked CPUs, and full x16 PCI-Express 2.0 graphics slots. It’s the perfect option for enthusiasts who need high-performance for gaming as well as video editing, multimedia, or 3D.
Supports 900 Series Intel Core i7 and i7 Extreme CPUs
Raises the bar with up to 24GB of triple-channel DDR3 Memory
Arms you with options for factory-overclocked CPUs
Crank Your System’s Performance
The Aurora with the Intel X58 chipset gives enthusiasts additional options to tweak and tune performance.
Dominate with Dual Graphics Options
Engage your enemies with some of the latest dual graphics technologies and they won't know what hit them. ATI CrossFireXTM and NVIDIA® SLITM graphics options deliver high frame rates at HD resolutions, all while maxing out game settings. By adding a second GPU or graphics card, your PC’s performance in many games will deliver more frames per second. With optional dual graphics cards, you can power several independent digital displays. Stay deep within your game on a main monitor and still keep up with your other tasks.
ATI CrossFireX - Dominate any game with a hardcore multi-GPU performance gaming platform – with Microsoft® DirectX® 11 technology enabled!
NVIDIA Graphics - Don’t dial back game settings; crank ’em up with NVIDIA® SLITM dual- graphics technology, NVIDIA 3D Vision, PhysXTM , and CudaTM the experience will feel like the game is coming out of the screen!
Multi-GPU Support - With NVIDIA® SLI® technology, you can increase your gaming performance by up to 100%, while enjoying vivid images and fast transitions. This means that by adding a second GPU or graphics card, your PC’s performance in many games will increase delivering more frames per second. With optional dual graphics cards, you can power 2 to 4 independent digital displays. Stay deep within your game on a main monitor and still keep up with your other tasks.
Complete Immersion - Build your system with some of the best gaming GPU options and still have room for the other essentials of an immersive experience, including crystal-clear sound and optimized networking.
Your Command Center
AlienwareTM Command Center provides intuitive, user-friendly access to exclusive applications, including AlienFXTM lighting effects, Alienware thermal controls and AlienFusion power management. Updates and new releases download directly into Command Center, creating an evolving tool for personalizing your system.
AlienFX Lighting — Choose from an array of 20 colors — up to an amazing 160,000 accent lighting color combinations — to customize the effects across four distinct zones.
The Alienware Aurora is designed for extreme performance from the inside out. Keep your edge with Alienware's most upgradeable MicroATX desktop, and an engineered design that improves airflow and lets you easily get inside for quick upgrades and tuning. Personalize your rig with your choice of a Cosmic Black or Lunar Shadow chassis.
Liquid Cooling — With the Aurora’s high-performance CPU liquid cooling your rig will be more than twice as quiet as the standard heatsink and fan on other PCs. The High Performance CPU Liquid Cooling system delivers up to 3 metric tons of liquid per minute for every square meter of CPU die, increasing the reliability of your overclocked* settings!
Easy Upgrades - Look inside the Alienware Aurora, and you'll see why it's easy to make this desktop your own. You can access many of the core components without any tools for fast upgrades and hassle-free service. (Or you can just show them off.)
Stay current with the latest technology – The Alienware Aurora utilizes non-proprietary components allowing you to stay current as new technology becomes available without having to replace your entire rig.
Front Panel Access - Simply press down on the first louver to connect USB and front audio cables, without needing to reach behind the chassis. The ports are positioned to reduce front-door snag when cables are connected, so you can avoid unwanted tangling and costly mishaps.
Easy Entry - The Aurora’s chassis opens easy for quick component upgrades. The rear of the chassis also includes lighting for convenience when adding or removing cables.
* Dell does not recommend operating the processor or other system component beyond factory default settings. This may cause system instability and reduce the operating life of your system components.