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Alienware Aurora Gaming Desktop

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intel® core™ processors
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Alienware’s most powerful MicroATX desktop, Aurora delivers strategic component layout, maximizing internal cooling and upgradeability for high performance.

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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

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

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).

Processor

  • Intel® Core™ i7-3960X (Six Core Extreme, 15MB Cache) Overclocked up to 4.2Ghz
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3820 (Quad core, 10MB Cache) Overclocked up to X.XGHz
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3820 (10MB Cache, Overclocked Turbo Boost to X.XXGHz)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3960X (Six Core Extreme, 15MB Cache) Overclocked up to 4.0Ghz
  • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3970x (15M Cache, Overclocked up to 4.3 GHz)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4820K Processor (Quad Core, 10MB Cache, up to 3.90GHz w/ Turbo Boost)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Extreme Processor (6 Cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.1GHz w/TurboBoost)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Extreme Processor (6 Cores, 15MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.3GHz w/TurboBoost)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4930K processor (6 Cores, 12MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.1 GHz w/ Turbo Boost)

Operating System

  • Windows 8 Pro, 64-bit, English
  • Windows 7 Home Premium, 64Bit, English
  • Windows 8, 64-bit, English
  • Windows® 8.1 Home Premium, 64Bit, English
  • Windows® 8.1 Home Premium, 64Bit, French
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit English/French
  • Windows 8.1 (64Bit) Spanish
  • Windows 7 Professional, 64Bit, English
  • Windows 7 Professional, English, 64bit (includes Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit License and Media)
  • Windows 7 Ultimate, 64Bit, English
  • Windows® 8.1 Pro, 64Bit, English
  • Windows® 8.1 Pro, 64Bit, French
  • Windows 8.1 Pro, 64-bit English/French
  • Windows 8.1 Pro (64Bit) Spanish

Memory*

    • Up to 32GB* Q DDR3 SDRAM at 1600Mhz - 4 DIMMS
    • Up to 8GB* Q DDR3 SDRAM at 2133Mhz - 4 DIMMS

Hard Drive

  • Up to 3000GB* SATA hard drive
  • Up to 3000GB* SATA3 hard drive

Optical Drive

  • Single Optical Disc Drive Options
    24X Dual-Layer Burner (DVD±RW) (Standard)
    Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™ Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW)
    8X Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™ Burner (BD-RE, DVD±RW, CD-RW)

    Dual Optical Disc Drive Options
    Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™ Reader (BD-ROM, DVD±RW, CD-RW) and 24X Dual-Layer Burner (DVD±RW)
    8X Dual Layer Blu-ray Disc™ Burner (BD-RE, DVD±RW, CD-RW) and 24X Dual-Layer Burner (DVD±RW)

Video Card

  • AMD Radeon™ R9 270 with 2GB GDDR5 (Standard)
  • 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 760Ti with 2GB GDDR5
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 with 2GB GDDR5
  • Dual AMD Radeon R9 270 with 4GB (2x 2GB) GDDR5 – Crossfire™ Enabled
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 290X with 4GB GDDR5
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780 with 3GB GDDR5
  • Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 760Ti with 4GB total (2x 2GB) GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
  • Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 graphics with 4GB total (2x 2GB) GDDR5 – NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 690 with 4GB GDDR5 - Dual GPU Card
  • Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 with 4GB total (2x 2GB) GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
  • AMD Radeon™ HD 8990 with 6GB GDDR5 - Dual GPU Card
  • Dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780 with 6GB total (2x 3GB) GDDR5 - NVIDIA SLI® Enabled
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX TITAN Z with 12GB GDDR5 - Dual GPU Card

Wireless

  • No Wireless Included
  • Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/n Dual Band, High Speed Wi-Fi

Sound Card

  • Internal High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio with Waves MAXX Audio Software (Standard)
    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio (Optional)
    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium (Optional)

Ports

  • Front I/O Ports
    (2x) Hi-Speed USB 2.0
    (1x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
    (1x) Microphone In
    (1x) Headphone/Speaker Out
    (1x) 19-in-1 Media Card Reader (Optional)

    Rear I/O Ports
    (1x) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
    (4x) Hi-Speed USB 2.0
    (1x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
    (1x) Microphone In
    (1x) Line-In
    (1x) Front Left/Right Speakers
    (1x) Center Speaker
    (1x) Rear Left/Right Speakers
    (1x) Side Left/Right Speakers
    (1x) SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK)
    (1x) SPDIF Digital Output (Coax)

Floppy Drive

  • 19-in-1 Media Card Reader

Slots

  • Internal Expansion Slots
    (2x) PCI-Express x16 (electrical spec: x16/x16)
    (2x) PCI-Express x1

    Memory Slots
    4x 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM Slots

Power

  • Alienware™ 875 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply

GPU & Chassis


  • Motherboard and Chassis Form Factor
    MicroATX Motherboard, Mid-Tower Chassis

    Color Description
    Matte Stealth Black

    System Dimensions
    Height: 16.77" - (426mm)
    Depth: 25.39" - (645mm)
    Width: 9.847" - (250mm)
    Average Weight: 45lbs - (20.41 Kg.)

    Optional "ALX Chassis" Features
    Alienware Active Venting (Height with top vents open: 17.59" (447mm))
    Enhanced AlienFX™ System Lighting - 8 Lighting Zones
    Slide-in, tool-less, and cable-free hard drive bays
    Internal Theater Lighting

    Software

    Operating System Options
    Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
    Windows® 7 Professional (64-bit)
    Windows® 7 Ultimate (64-bit)

    Alienware Command Center
    AlienFX™
    Thermal Controls
    AlienFusion

    Software Personalization Options
    AlienFX™ System Colors
    Personal Avatar

    Cyberlink PowerDVD 3D is included on all systems equipped with Blu-ray drives

    Processor and Core Architecture

    Processor Cooling
    Alienware™ High-Performance CPU Liquid Cooling
    Chipset Architecture
    Intel® X79 Express Chipset w/ Unlocked BIOS for Overclocking, CPU Socket 2011

    Packaging

    Recyclable Packaging Material Details

    Alienware desktop packaging is made from 68% recyclable products.

    Internal shock absorbing structures are made of 100% recyclable high-density polyethylene.
    The materials used to make these structures come from 100% household post-consumer bottles.

    Alienware Aurora direct packaging dimensions
    34.13" x 17.63" x 26.0" (866.90mm x 447.80mm x 660.4mm)

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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

 Customise

 

Standard Chassis

 Customise  

 

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.

 
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