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    Alienware Aurora R8 Gaming Desktop

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    Boundaries Not Included.

    Compact mid-tower with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics and 9th Gen Intel® Core processors. Designed for VR and engineered with optional liquid cooling and tool-less access. .

    Looking for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors? Check out the Alienware Aurora R11.

    Operating System

    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.
    Alienware Aurora Gaming Desktop (2016)
     
    VR-READY FOR TODAY AND BEYOND.

    VR-Ready for today and beyond.

    The new HTC Vive and Oculus-certified Aurora was engineered to exceed today’s virtual reality requirements and was designed to create the most efficient use of space. The top of the system provides a natural place to rest your VR headset when not in use, and with a conveniently placed handle located near the top, you can organize all your wires in one place, running them to the back of the system and out of the way. With 15 USB ports, this system is more than ready to handle everything needed to attach your VR headset. And with convenient tool-less access, it offers easy upgradeability for the next wave of VR.

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    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 ever to offer both dual-graphics and liquid cooling.
    Alienware Esports Module

    Pro-level gaming starts here.

    Competitive gamers and professional esports teams around the globe leverage the power of Alienware to compete at the highest level. As one of the most successful squads in the world, Team Liquid maintains its lead by designating Alienware as the team’s official gaming PCs, monitors, keyboards and mice.

    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.

    Engineered for the future.

    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: 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 to overclock: The Alienware Aurora was designed to fully support custom upgrades, including factory overclocking on available 9th Gen processor options across all cores. The Intel® Core i9-9900K processor brings 8 cores overclocked to 4.7GHz and up to 64GB of DDR4 at 3200MHz. The 9900K is also enabled with a 5.0GHz maximum Turbo Boost speed to offer greater performance to single-threaded applications.

    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.

    Access your data faster and for less.

    Intel Optane M.2 Memory provides SSD responsiveness for systems with a HDD. Based on 3D XPOINT technology, it uses memory layers stacked in a 3D manner and breakthrough materials capable of performance that can switch states 1000x faster than NAND memory cells. This 3D XPOINT technology is closer to the processor, reducing lag and increasing performance over NAND SSDs or traditional fast hard drives. A perfect solution for gamers looking for SSD like performance at a fraction of the cost.
    GET DEEPER THAN EVER BEFORE.

    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.

    New Alienware Command Center

    CALIBRATE YOUR CONTROLS
    Calibrate your controls
    Now you have control over your hardware and software environments. A single interface transforms your Windows PC into an enhanced gaming environment tailored just the way you like it.
    VIEW ALL YOUR GAMES IN ONE PLACE
    View all your games in one place
    Get quick and easy access to your entire gaming catalog and fine-tune settings for each title. Create unique profiles for any game in the library and maintain those preferences as you switches between games.
    CUSTOMIZE YOUR LIGHTING WITH ALIENFX
    Customize your lighting with AlienFX
    Configure themes, macros and peripheral settings. Assign your themes to games for a truly personal gaming experience. Select from up to 16.8 million colors, predefined animation effects, and brightness controls.
    PORTS & SLOTS

    Ports & Slots

    Front Ports
    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)

    Rear Ports
    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

    Dimensions & Weight

    1. Height: 18.6" (472.52mm) | 2. Depth: 14.19" (360.5mm) | 3. Width: 8.35" (212mm) | Average Weight: 32.67 lbs* (14.819 kg)

    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 27 GAMING MONITOR | AW2720HF
    ALIENWARE 27 GAMING MONITOR | AW2720HF
    Expect effortlessly smooth gaming on the first 27-inch IPS gaming monitor featuring a 240Hz refresh rates and 1-ms response time.

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    ALIENWARE 34 CURVED GAMING MONITOR | AW3420DW
    ALIENWARE 34 CURVED GAMING MONITOR | AW3420DW
    Enhance all the action on this 34-inch curved monitor with WQHD resolution, customizable AlienFX lighting, and NVIDIA® G-Sync™ technology.

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    ALIENWARE 55 OLED GAMING MONITOR | AW5520QF
    ALIENWARE 55 OLED GAMING MONITOR | AW5520QF
    Experience gaming of monstrous proportions on the world’s first 55 inch OLED gaming monitor with 120Hz refresh rate, 4K resolution and Alienware Legend Industrial Design.

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    Peace of mind comes standard.

    Alien Autopsy comes preinstalled on all new Alienware devices to provide advice and alerts so you'll know about issues before they happen and have tools to fix those issues if they arise. Alienware Respawn offers flexible, automated backup and recovery to ensure your important documents, pictures and media files remain safe. And Dell Support saves time and reduces hassle with valuable warranty information and services.
    ALIENWARE LOW PROFILE RGB MECHANICAL GAMING KEYBOARD | AW510K
    ALIENWARE LOW PROFILE RGB MECHANICAL GAMING KEYBOARD | AW510K
    Fly your colors on the battlefield with fully customizable AlienFX low profile RGB lighting that gives you a choice of up to 16.8m colors per key via Alienware Command Center Software and a tricked-out setup that brings you deeper into the action.

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    ALIENWARE 7.1 GAMING HEADSET | AW510H
    ALIENWARE 7.1 GAMING HEADSET | AW510H
    Get engrossed in your games on the Alienware 7.1 Gaming Headset, showcasing 7.1 surround sound with Alienware Cosmic Sound technology.

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    ALIENWARE WIRED/WIRELESS GAMING MOUSE | AW610M
    ALIENWARE WIRED/WIRELESS GAMING MOUSE | AW610M
    Get performance that takes no prisoners on a wired or wireless gaming mouse with rechargeable lithium ion battery and 7 fully programmable buttons.

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    Look for these additional services at checkout

    Alienware Product Support
    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.

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    Drivers, Manuals & Support

    Dell Support

    From drivers and manuals to diagnostic tools and replacement parts, Dell Product Support has you covered!

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