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Alienware Aurora Gaming Desktop

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Alienware’s most advanced desktop.

Fully loaded with extreme-performance components to give you the advantage in battle and the processing power to go above and beyond the call of gaming.
Alienware Aurora Desktop
 

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Features & Design

Available with Windows 8 — designed for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
An incredible gaming experience
An incredible gaming experience
The feature-packed Alienware Aurora delivers extreme performance for gamers and power users with its exclusive and innovative chassis boasting advanced thermal management, CPU liquid cooling and an easy-to-upgrade design. With the optional ALX chassis, you'll get the Aurora's unique Active Venting technology, a premium CPU liquid cooling solution, cable-free, tool-less hard drive bays and internal theater lighting for even easier upgrades.
Go beyond the limits
Go beyond the limits
The Aurora is now available with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors including an Extreme Edition option, processors with as many as 6 cores and 15MB of cache and overclock speeds up to 4.3GHz with Turbo Boost technology. These new options are part of Intel’s new IvyBridge-E 4000 series family of processors. With more cores, almost double the cache of previous generation Haswell processors and quad-channel DDR3 memory, you'll tear through your most demanding games and applications at lightning-fast speeds.

Key Features of IvyBridge-E Family of Intel® Core™ i7 4000-series processors:

Improved CPU performance
40 lanes PCI-Express Gen 3.0
4 Channels of DDR3 at 1866MHz
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Unlocked processor options to Overclock
Win the battle against heat
Win the battle against heat
The Aurora chassis features a sophisticated system of thermally monitored and controlled air chambers that allow you to monitor your system's internal temperatures. The optional ALX chassis features the addition of automated Active Venting for on-demand heat dissipation during intense gaming sessions.

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High-performance CPU liquid cooling
High-performance CPU liquid cooling
Keeping the Aurora cool is key for component longevity and performance. All Aurora systems come equipped with CPU liquid cooling that enables reduced system acoustics, improved heat transfer and greater overclocking potential than traditional heatsinks and fans. For even lower CPU temperatures and less fan noise, upgrade to the optional Premium CPU Liquid Cooling solution (premium solution comes standard with ALX chassis upgrade).
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ TITAN Z
Discover ultimate graphics power
Now you can equip your Aurora with the optional GeForce ® GTX™ TITAN Z, a graphics monster that is built to power the most extreme gaming rigs on the planet. With a massive 5760 cores, 12 GB of 7 Gbps GDDR5 memory, and the most advanced power delivery system, it’s the fastest graphics card NVIDIA® has ever made.

Experience incredible speed and cool, quiet performance—all in a stunning aluminum design.
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Gaming you have to see to believe
Bring your games to life with the latest NVIDIA and AMD multi-GPU graphics options. All graphics options on the Aurora utilize GDDR5 graphics memory, the fastest and most advanced type of graphics memory available. Plus, transform your gaming experience with advanced 3D technology. The Full HD 3D capabilities from NVIDIA and AMD will blow away your expectations as you blow away the competition. Aurora also supports up to 500 watts of dedicated graphics power that enables dual graphics and multi-GPU configurations for the most intense and demanding gaming sessions. Paired with the latest Intel Core i7 processors, you'll not only have the extreme performance required for the most immersive gameplay, you'll have enough power to even create the game. And with multi-display support, you can create an immersive experience across multiple screens. It all adds up to gaming like you’ve never seen it before.
 
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Advanced technology to boost your gaming
performance.
High performance memory
High performance memory
Quad-channel memory gives you the power you need for high-performance gaming and so much more, including multimedia applications, home and home office applications, professional design simulating software and video editing.

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Advanced hard drive options
Advanced hard drive options
Take full advantage of Aurora's massive storage capacity with new 3rd generation SATA technology and options for 7,200 rpm hard drives, solid state drives and RAID combinations for higher performance and security.

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Enhanced entertainment and storage
Enhanced entertainment and storage
Options like DVD burners, Blu-ray Disc™ combo and Blu-ray Disc burning drives elevate your entertainment and can boost your storage options from 740MB to 50GB for media backup.

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Increased wireless capability
Increased wireless capability
With optional 802.11n Wireless-N connectivity, Aurora opens up greater placement possibilities. Additionally, you can share your home network capabilities with visiting friends to share data.

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Connect to your gaming ecosystem
Connect to your gaming ecosystem
The Alienware Aurora offers easily accessible input and output ports for all your accessories and multimedia needs.

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Ultimate control. All from one place.
Make it your own and change how you experience the game. The redesigned Alienware Command Center 3.0 lets you monitor and manage your system's thermal controls, customize lighting and special effects, accelerate your gaming performance, record in-game performance, and more — all in one hub.
AlienFX™
AlienFX™
AlienFX™ is Alienware’s exclusive lighting control system that allows you to create your own custom lighting and special effects for a truly unique and personalized look.

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Alienware Thermal Controls
Alienware Thermal Controls
Alienware’s Thermal Controls allow you to control the thermal and venting behavior of your Aurora. You can also create and save multiple thermal and venting profiles for different usage scenarios.

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AlienAdrenaline
AlienAdrenaline
AlienAdrenaline features a custom game and application launcher, a system performance optimizer and a performance monitoring tool.

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AlienFusion
AlienFusion
AlienFusion power management controls give you the freedom to decide when you need maximum performance for resource-intensive tasks and hardcore gaming or when to scale back for less intensive daily tasks.

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Explore your Alienware Aurora chassis and performance options

 

The Alienware™ Aurora™ is a high-performance machine engineered for gaming and entertainment excellence. No matter which chassis option you choose — standard or ALX — you’ll enjoy pure entertainment power that’s sure to blow you away.
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ALX Chassis

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Standard Chassis

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Chassis

                           

ALX Chassis


Exclusive ALX Chassis Benefits
Active Venting — thermal controls allow you to increase airflow through specially designed, interactive vents along the top of the chassis.

Enhanced AlienFX® — Choose from over 25 billion lighting color combinations across 8 user-customizable zones and 20 color swatches.

Toolless, Cable-free, Slide-in Hard Drive Caddies — allows for easy component upgrades as you enhance your technology.

A/C Power-Independent Internal Theater Lighting — allows you to upgrade or service your system in a lighted environment, with both hands free.

 

Standard Chassis



Includes liquid cooled CPUs with a maintentance-free radiator. Internal chassis fans include an HDD and GPU chassis fan.

AlienFX® — Choose from up to 160,000 lighting color combinations across 4 user-customizable zones and 20 color swatches.

Toolless hard drives. Easily accessible and labeled for future upgrades.

User-friendly component layout for quick access to main system components.

 
 

Accessories & Services

Essential accessories for your Alienware Aurora
Essential accessories for your Alienware Aurora
Complete your Alienware Aurora with any combination of Alienware TactX™ accessories and Alienware Vindicator bags designed to enhance and protect your gaming experience. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Alienware TactX™ Keyboard
Alienware TactX™ Keyboard
Prepare for battle with the TactX Keyboard featuring programmable macro keys, an anti-ghosting WASD cluster and exclusive Alien FX™ customisable lighting for two zones.

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Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Alienware TactX™ Mouse
Get pinpoint accuracy from a mouse made for premium gaming. Plus, you can customise and save macros to its onboard memory for true plug-and-play performance.

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Dell UltraSharp Monitors
Dell UltraSharp Monitors
Immerse yourself in rich colours and razor-sharp details. Our Full HD monitors offer a virtually borderless window into a life-like world, and give you exceptional control and flexibility.

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Services
Dell Services will help keep you connected and productive throughout the life of your PC.
From the moment you take your new Dell product out of the box, our team of advanced technicians is standing by to help you make the most of it.

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Dell ProSupport – Hardware and software phone support 24/7 with onsite services after remote diagnosis. Whether you need help setting up and customizing your new system, connecting to a printer, router or mobile device or securing your network and data, our pros make it easy.
 

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Drivers, Manuals & Support

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