Alienware's most advanced desktop.
Enter the game world with this advanced desktop featuring Windows 8 and up to 2GB performance graphics and Intel® Six Core™ 3000 series CPUs, all in a compact and expandable chassis.
An incredible gaming experience
Go beyond the limits
Win the battle against heatThe 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 coolingKeeping 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).
Gaming you have to see to believe
Advanced technology to boost your gaming performance.
Connect to your gaming ecosystemThe 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
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.
Prepare for battle with the TactX Keyboard featuring programmable macro keys, an anti-ghosting WASD cluster and exclusive Alien FX™ customizable lighting for two zones.
Get pinpoint accuracy from a mouse made for premium gaming. Plus, you can customize and save macros to its onboard memory for true plug-and-play performance.
Hear your enemy’s every move. The TactX Headset features a custom-engineered soundscape that gives you the ability to single out key in-game sounds for the competitive advantage.
Immerse yourself in rich colors and razor-sharp details. Our Full HD monitors offer a virtually borderless window into a lifelike world, and give you exceptional control and flexibility.
Your Alienware Aurora comes with Alienware Basic SupportOne year In-Home Service after Remote diagnosis*
Have a technician and/or part dispatched to your home following remote diagnosis if the issue is covered by Dell’s Limited Hardware Warranty*.
Dell Cloud Data Tools, now standard on all PCs
Never be without your data, no matter where you are. PCmover, Dell Backup and Recovery and PocketCloud all come standard so you can securely store, share and access files..
Look for these additional services at checkoutAlienware Enhanced Support
Includes In-Home Service after Remote diagnosis*, plus Premium Phone Support, offering 24/7 access to dedicated Alienware advanced support technicians for hardware and software assistance, including in-game repairs and troubleshooting.
Accidental Damage Service*
Let us repair or replace your system in the event of an accident. Accidental Damage service covers surges and screen breaks, liquid spills, accidental drops and falls.
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Quick. Simple. Financing: Get low monthly payments with Dell Preferred Account™.*
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Expert help: Award-winning service is standard with America’s Best Support.
- 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)
- 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)
- 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) 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)
- Internal Expansion Slots
(2x) PCI-Express x16 (electrical spec: x16/x16)
(2x) PCI-Express x1
4x 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM Slots
- Alienware™ 875 Watt Multi-GPU Approved Power Supply
Motherboard and Chassis Form Factor
MicroATX Motherboard, Mid-Tower Chassis
Matte Stealth Black
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
Operating System Options
Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Windows® 7 Professional (64-bit)
Windows® 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Alienware Command Center
Software Personalization Options
AlienFX™ System Colors
Cyberlink PowerDVD 3D is included on all systems equipped with Blu-ray drives
Processor and Core Architecture
Alienware™ High-Performance CPU Liquid Cooling
Intel® X79 Express Chipset w/ Unlocked BIOS for Overclocking, CPU Socket 2011
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)
Alienware Aurora R4 Gaming Desktop
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.
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.
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.