Dell’s Alienware sub-brand has introduced two new gaming desktops. The Alienware Aurora R13 is powered by Intel’s 12th generation “Alder Lake” CPUs, while the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 is powered by AMD Ryzen processors. The Aurora R13 is offered with up to 12th generation Intel Core i9 12900KF processors, while the Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 can be configured with up to AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processors. Dell has also launched a new XPS desktop with 12th generation Intel Alder Lake CPUs.
Dell Alienware Auruo R13, Aurora Ryzen Edition R14, XPS Desktop price, availability
The new Alienware Aurora R13 price starts at $ 1,479.99 (approximately Rs. 1.10 lakh) for the Intel Core i5 12600KF-based desktop. The top of the line Aurora R13 with an Intel Core i9 12900KF processor is priced at $ 4,649.99 (about Rs. 3.48 lakh). Alienware Aurora Rzyen Edition R14 prices start at $ 1,249.99 (approximately Rs. 93,600) for the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor variant and go up to $ 4,879.99 (approximately Rs. 3.65) for the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X-powered variant . The price of the Dell XPS desktop starts at $ 919.99 (approximately Rs 69,000).
Alienware Aurora R13 and Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 can be purchased from the Dell official website. The Dell XPS desktop will be available later this year. The Aurora R13 is available in Dark Side of the Moon and Lunar Silver color options, while the Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 is available in a single Dark Side of the Moon color option. The Dell XPS desktop will be available in Night Sky and Platinum Silver color options.
Dell Alienware Aurora R13 specifications
The newly launched Alienware Aurora R13 desktop is powered by Intel’s 12th generation ‘Alder Lake’ CPUs that launched earlier this month. The 12th generation of Intel Core i5, Core i7 and Core i9 processors will be paired with up to 128 GB of dual-channel DDR5 RAM. The processors are paired with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 GDDR6X GPU or up to AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT GDDR6 GPU. The desktops support the Windows 10 Home and Pro versions.
Onboard storage options on the Aurora R13 include single storage and dual drive non-RAID configurations. The former can be configured with up to 2 TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, while the latter can be configured for up to 2 TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD in conjunction with 2 TB SATA SSD.
Connectivity options on the front of the Alienware Aurora R13 include a 3.5mm headphone jack, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, and one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port and one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C -Port with PowerShare technology. On the back there are four USB 2.0 ports, three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and more. The Aurora R13 gets Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 with 802.11ac and 802.11ax support, as well as Bluetooth v5.2 for connectivity. It measures 510 x 589 x 225 mm and weighs 16.5 kilograms.
Dell Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 Specifications
The Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 desktop is powered by up to AMD Ryzen 9 5650X processors, paired with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 GDDR6X GPU or AMD Radeon RX6900 XT GDDR6 GPU. The processor is paired with up to 128 GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM. The rest of the specifications are the same as the Alienware Aurora R13.
Dell XPS Desktop Specifications
The Dell XPS desktops are also powered by 12th generation Intel ‘Alder Lake’ processors (up to Core i9 12900K). It can be configured with either Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 GDDR6x GPU or AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT GDDR6 GPU. The storage options on the Dell XPS desktop are the same as on the Alienware desktops mentioned above. Even the ports and connectivity options on the XPS desktop are the same as the Aurora range, with an additional SD card slot on the front. It measures up to 391 mm in height with the aluminum stand, while its depth and width are 426.7 mm and 173 mm, respectively. It weighs up to 7.62 kilograms.