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Alienware Aurora Gaming Desktop

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Dual graphics-ready compact mid tower. Designed for virtual reality and engineered with liquid cooling and tool-less access.
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Features & Design

With Windows 10 Home – Break down boundaries and immerse yourself in the game with graphics more realistic than ever before thanks to the multi-thread scaling capabilities of the new API DirectX 12.
VR-Ready for today and beyond.
VR-Ready for today and beyond.
Designed for VR, the new Aurora was engineered to exceed today’s virtual reality requirements. And with convenient tool-less access, it also offers easy upgradeability for the next wave of VR.

With a VR-ready Alienware PC, you can be the first to experience the future of gaming. Alienware provides a range of systems to bring you the most immersive VR experience imaginable.

Additionally, the Aurora offers Oculus or HTC Vive virtual reality configurations, for powerful, immersive VR experiences.
Evolved, inside and out.
Evolved, inside and out.
The Alienware Aurora features a meticulous, zero-fat design and is the first of its kind to offer tool-less upgrades to graphics cards, hard drives and memory.

Designed to keep cool.
Inspired by the thermal ergonomics of the Area-51, the Aurora provides optimal air intake on the front and right panels and an exhaust fan on top for maximum airflow and cooling of internal components.

Packed with power.
The Aurora is Alienware’s smallest mid tower gaming desktop to offer dual-graphics.
Innovative, tool-less access
Innovative, tool-less access.
A uniquely designed PSU swing-arm keeps graphics and expansion cards safely secured and easy to upgrade – along with memory modules and up to 5 storage drives – thanks to tool-less accessibility.
Iconic & quiet design.
Iconic & quiet design.
Customizable AlienFX lighting gives the Aurora a distinct, dynamic look and its whisper-quiet operation allows you to get lost in the game without noisy distractions.
Uncompromising performance.
Uncompromising performance.
Engineered for overclocking: The Alienware Aurora was designed to support fully customizable upgrades – including CPUs up to quad-core Intel ® Core™ i7 6700 and up to 64GB DDR4 memory at 2133MHz or up to 16GB of XMP DDR4 at 2400MHz.

Stunning graphics capabilities: Tested and benchmarked at UHD 4K resolutions in games and synthetic benchmarks, the Aurora offers brilliant resolution and exceptional frame rates, featuring options like the latest generation of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 series graphics.

High-speed and hardcore: Maximize gaming performance and capacity with the capability of having up to 5 solid-state drives using a mix of 1x PCIe-SSD and 4x SSDs.
Get deeper than ever before.
Reengineered to support up to dual 300W graphics cards (600w total graphics power), the Alienware Aurora now features more dedicated graphics power than any previous model.

Ready to enable jaw-dropping 12K gameplay with support from NVIDIA Surround Technology, the Aurora is an intensely immersive experience that plunges you directly into the heart of the game. It’s not what serious gamers want in a midtower desktop – it’s what they demand.
  • A legacy of excellence takes shape.  
    Alienware Aurora (2016)
    Alienware Aurora (2016): Driven by 20 years of innovation and gamer feedback, the Alienware Aurora was designed for VR and engineered for dual graphics – an ideal embodiment of what mid tower gaming desktops should strive to achieve.
  • A legacy of excellence takes shape.  
    Alienware Area-51 (2014)
    Alienware Area-51 (2014): We spent years designing and refining to create a superior chassis that will change the way you see and use PCs from now on. It’s an innovative system designed with purpose and tuned for ultimate performance.
  • A legacy of excellence takes shape.  
    Alienware Aurora (2011)
    Alienware Aurora (2011): Groundbreaking, innovative design with tool-less hard drive bays, internal theater lighting, up to 6-core processors and CPU liquid cooling.
  • A legacy of excellence takes shape.  
    Alienware Phobos (2009)
    Alienware Phobos (2009): Dell's first Area-51 introduced Active Venting, Command Center, Thermal Controls, tool-less and cable-free drive cages, motorized door and compartmentalized components.
  • A legacy of excellence takes shape.  
    Alienware P2 (2006)
    Alienware P2 (2006): The first to include 100% exclusive ID, advanced liquid cooling and the now legendary AlienFX.
Windows 10
The best Windows ever for gaming is here.
Purchase your system today, upgrade for free, and experience PC gaming at its best with Windows 10 Home.

DirectX 12 -
Break down boundaries and step into your game with graphics more stunning than ever before with the new DirectX 12 technology. Windows 10's API is armed with new features that will provide quicker processing in real time to generate higher FPS and richer graphics as well as reduced power consumption to play longer.

Expand your community - Xbox app lets you see what your friends are playing now, chat with your community, and track your scores and achievements. Plus, Game DVR* lets you record your best hero moves for sharing with friends.

Play more games - The greatest Xbox games are now at your fingertips, and you will get built-in support for the Xbox controller* and even stream Xbox One games to a
Windows 10 Home PC, laptop, or tablet anywhere in your home. Even the cross-device barriers are down – start a game on your PC and move to your Xbox to continue playing.

Start menu - Back and improved. You will be an expert from the get-go since your windows Start menu is back in an expanded form. Plus, all your pinned applications will carry over so your experience is familiar, productive and better than ever.

The speed you need - Windows 10 Home starts up and resumes fast so there's no buffer between you and your game. Even your updates reach you as soon as they are available so you always have the latest and greatest features.
  • Alienware Command Center 4.6  
    Alienware Command Center 4.6
    AlienFX: Customize your lighting experience with AlienFX across three independent programmable lighting zones. With over 20 colors to choose, you can create up to 8 thousand color combos.
  • Alienware Command Center 4.6  
    Alienware Command Center 4.6
    AlienFusion: The new Always Ready Mode puts your system in a state in between sleep and awake, allowing core programs to run in the background while the machine runs quietly and in a lower power mode.
  • Alienware Command Center 4.6  
    Alienware Command Center 4.6
    AlienAdrenaline: Featuring customizable game and application options, a system performance optimizer and a performance monitoring tool, AlienAdrenaline provides users all the tools they need to keep one step ahead of the competition.
  • Alienware Command Center 4.6  
    Alienware Command Center 4.6
    Thermal Controls: Change settings and monitor internal temperatures and speeds of certain fans within your PC using the Active Thermals module.
Ports & Slots.
Ports & Slots
Front 
1. Microphone 1/8" Port | 2. Headphone 1/8" Port | 3. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (4 ports, two are enabled for device charging)

Rear
1. SPDIF Digital Output (Coax) | 2. SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK) | 3. RJ-45 Killer Networks e2400 Gigabit Ethernet Port | 4. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Ports (6 ports) | 5. Full Size DisplayPort | 6. SuperSpeed 10Gbps USB 3.1 Ports (2 ports, one Type-A and one Type-C) | 7. Onboard 7.1 HD Performance Audio | 8. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports (3 ports)
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions & Weight
1. Height: 472.52mm (18.6") | 2. Depth: 360.5mm (14.19") | 3. Width: 212mm (8.35") | Average Weight: 14.819 kg (32.67 lbs.)*
 

Accessories & Services

Essential accessories for your Alienware Aurora
Take your Aurora gaming experience to new levels with additional purchases like the 34” UltraSharp monitor and gaming mouse and keyboard. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard – AW768
Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard – AW768
Improve your gaming ability with a mechanical gaming keyboard featuring brown switches, 15 programmable macro key functions, on board memory and a zone-based RGB backlight with AlienFX™ technology.
Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse – AW958
Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse – AW958
Experience great gaming with an all-purpose Gaming Mouse with AlienFX™ lighting (RGB) featuring 12000 DPI, 13 programmable buttons, and the striking Alienware design.
Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor – AW2518H
Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor – AW2518H
Enjoy unrivaled gameplay in a 25" monitor with the Alienware iconic design featuring a 240Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, NVIDIA® G-sync™ technology, and custom AlienFX™ lighting.
Peace of mind comes standard.
Alien Autopsy comes preinstalled on all new Alienware devices and provides:

 • Advice and alerts to let you know about issues before they happen and tools to fix issues if they arise
 • Flexible, automated backup and recovery through Alienware Respawn to ensure that your important documents, pictures and media files remain safe
 • Easy access to Dell support, warranty information and services, saving time and reducing hassle
All of the support. None of the hassle.
Premium Support
Premium Support
Get 24x7 support with everything from setting up your new system to using everyday software.* With new features like SupportAssist, our experts will actually contact you if they detect an issue.* And if we can solve your issues remotely, we’ll send a technician to your location*. It’s the hassle-free help you deserve.
Accidental Damage Protection
Accidental Damage Protection
Minimize the unplanned expenses and downtime by protecting you against unforeseen mishaps caused by drops, spills, surges and breaks.*
 

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