Frequently Asked Question

Can You Install Graphics Card in Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop?

In this post, we will list all graphics cards (GPU) that are officially supported by the 2021 Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop.

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Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Graphics Card


What graphics cards that compatible with Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop?


The 2021 Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop supports the following discrete graphics cards:

NVIDIA® 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)

Here are the slots that available on the mainboard:

  • 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
Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Motherboard
Source: Dell

Some graphics cards might need a powerful power supply, here are the power supply that might came with your PC:

550W 1000W

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop FAQs

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  4. What is the Weight and Size of Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop?
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