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Key Features

What's new
  • New 11th Gen Intel Core Processors.
  • Up to Intel Core i9-11900K (8 cores/ 16 threads).
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3090 24GB GDDR6X.
  • Up to 128GB Dual-Channel DDR4 XMP at 3200MHz memory.
  • Up to 1000W power supply.

Availability

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
Released2021
Release InfoAnnounced on March 2021.
PricingStarting from $1,099.99
i5-11400F GTX 1650 SUPER 8GB 1TB 3.5” HDD Wi-Fi 5
Generations

Exterior

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
Dimensions17 x 18.9 x 8.771” (431.9 x 481.6 x 222.8 mm)
Weight30.42 - 39.2 lb (13.80 - 17.8 kg)
Colors
Dark Side of the Moon
2 unique programmable zones with up to 16.8 million distinct colors.
Lunar Light
4 unique programmable zones with up to 16.8 million distinct colors.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Multi-Media Keyboard (English)
  • Optical Mouse MS116AW
PortsFront
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 with Powershare technology
  • 1 x Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 1 with Powershare technology
  • 1 x Microphone/Line In
  • 1 x Headphone/Line Out
Rear
  • 1 x SPDIF Digital Output (Coaxial)
  • 1 x SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK)
  • 1 x RJ-45 Killer™ E3000 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 6 x Type-A USB 2.0
  • 1 x Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x Side Surround Output
  • 1 x Microphone In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 3 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x Rear Surround Output Center/Subwoofer Output
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Output
  • 1 x Line In

Chasis

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
Form FactorMid Tower
Power Supply
550W 1000W
Optical DrivesNot Available
Chasis Information
  • Micro ATX motherboard
  • CPU Cooling Options
    • Alienware™ High-Performance Liquid Cooling
    • Alienware™ Low-Profile Smart Cooling Heatsink Solution

Internal Specs

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
ChipsetIntel® Z490 Chipset
Processor
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400
    Intel® UHD Graphics 730
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400F
    Not Available
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11600K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11600KF
    Not Available
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700F
    Not Available
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11700KF
    Not Available
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900K
    Intel® UHD Graphics 750
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900KF
    Not Available
Discrete GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce®
  • GTX 1650 SUPER™ - 4GB GDDR6
  • GTX 1660 SUPER™ - 6GB GDDR6
  • GTX 1660 Ti - 6GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 2060 - 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2060 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2070 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX 2080 SUPER™ - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX™ 2080 Ti - 11GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RTX™ 3060 Ti - 8GB GDDR6
  • RTX™ 3070 - 8GB GDDR6X
  • RTX™ 3080 - 10GB GDDR6X
  • RTX™ 3090 - 24GB GDDR6X
AMD® Radeon™
  • RX 5300 - 3GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RX 5600 - 6GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RX 5700 - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RX 5700 XT - 8GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
  • RX 6800 XT - 16GB GDDR6 (OC Ready)
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB 64GB 128GB
Dual-channel DDR4 2933 MHz, 3200 MHz, or 3400 MHz.
4 x UDIMM slots with up to 32GB per slot.
Storage
  • 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
    M.2 PCIe NVME SSD
  • 1TB 2TB
    7200 rpm 3.5" SATA Hard Drive
Slots
  • 2 x PCIe x16 slots
  • 2 x PCIe x4 slots
  • 4 x SATA slots
  • 1 x M.2 2242/2260/2280 slot
    For solid-state drive/Intel Optane memory
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slot
    For WiFi and Bluetooth combo card

Connectivity

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
Wi-Fi
  • Qualcomm QCA9377 (DW1810)
    Up to 433 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
  • Killer AX1650i
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.1
EthernetKiller E3100 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller
10/100/1000/2500 Mbps.

Software

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Alienware Command Center Dell Digital Delivery Dell Mobile Connect Dell Recovery Environment DropBox Microsoft® Office 30 Day Trial

Camera & Audio

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
Audio
  • No Speakers
  • Audio controller
    • Realtek ALC3861
  • External Ports
    • 7.1 channel output
    • Microphone-in
    • Stereo headphones
    • Headset combo connector

Misc

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop
Warranty1 Year Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

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