Alienware Desktops: Readers' Choice Awards 2020
"No manufacturer of Windows PCs delivers higher overall satisfaction this year." — PCMag
Features and Design
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Evolved, inside and out.
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 ever to offer both dual-graphics and liquid cooling.
Pro-level gaming starts here.
Alienware machines also put the power behind competitive gaming tournaments, like ELEAGUE and ESL, because the best gamers in the world expect gear engineered with the unmatched performance and design only Alienware can deliver.
Engineered for the future.
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.
Stunning graphics capabilities: Tested and benchmarked at UHD 4K resolutions and beyond in games and synthetic benchmarks, the Aurora offers brilliant resolution and exceptional frame rates, featuring options like the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 Ti and Radeon™ RX Vega 64 graphics option.
High-speed and hardcore: Maximize gaming performance and capacity with up to 5 solid-state drives using a mix of 1x PCIe NVMe SSD and 4x SSDs.
Killer™ Wireless: The Killer 1535 includes our ExtremeRange™ Technology with two external 5GHz signal amplifiers to improve your performance at longer distances. The External Power Amplifier and the Low Noise Amplifier work together to increase and maximize your WiFi range and to amplify your wireless signals so they cut through the noise to deliver your data as quickly as possible. The Killer E2500’s Lag and Latency Reduction Technology accelerates your highest priority network traffic, such as your game, and makes sure that it never has to wait behind less important traffic.
Access your data faster and for less.
Get deeper than ever before.
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Ports & Slots
1. (1x) Headphone 1/8" Port | 2. (1x) Microphone 1/8" Port | 3. (1x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Type-C (enabled for charging) | 4. (3x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Type-A (one enabled for charging)
1. (1x) SPDIF Digital Output (Coax) | 2. (1x) SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK) | 3. (1x) RJ-45 Killer Gigabit Ethernet | 4. (5x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 | 5. (1x) Display Port | 6. (1x) SuperSpeed 10Gbps USB 3.1 Type-C | 6. (1x) SuperSpeed 10Gbps USB 3.1 Type-A |7. (1x) Rear L/R surround | 8. (3x) SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Dimensions & Weight
Essential accessories for your Alienware Aurora.
Peace of mind comes standard.
Look for these additional services at checkout
Your Alienware system includes 1-Year Limited Warranty plus Mail-in-Service (customer provides box and Dell pays shipping) with additional extensions up to 4 years available. Also, exclusively for Alienware systems, get in-game repairs and troubleshooting.
1-4 Years 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 splits, accidental drops and falls.
Awards & Reviews
Alienware Desktops: Readers' Choice Awards 2020
Alienware Aurora R8: The best computers you can buy in 2020
"The Alienware Aurora R8 has all the makings of a powerful gaming PC." — TechRadar
Best Gaming Desktop PCs: Dell/ Alienware
European Hardware Community Awards 2019
Alienware Aurora R8: Recommended Award
"The perfect entry into high-end gaming." — TechRadar
Best Desktop Hardware: Gold Winner
Channel Pro Reader's Choice Awards 2019
Alienware Aurora R8: Recommended Product
"The Aurora R8 delivers zippy performance in Alienware’s unique UFO-inspired design." — Digital Trends
Alienware Aurora R8: Best PC for Playing The Division 2
"The Division 2 is a demanding game and requires quite the PC to power through all the detail and other in-game features. There are plenty of pre-built PCs to choose from, but Dell's Alienware Aurora is a fine example of a gaming rig done right." — Windows Central
Alienware Aurora R8: Rated 4.6/5
"You'll have enough power to run compatible games, including Battlefield V, at 1440p resolution on ultra graphics settings with ray tracing and DLSS enabled, and still easily maintain a frame rate well above 60fps." — Slickdeals
Alienware Aurora R8: Editor's Choice
"The Aurora is capable of gaming at the highest settings without much trouble, as well as enabling ray tracing in select games." — Tom's Hardware
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