Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Specs

Here's what you need to know about Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Specs, including price, processors, memory, graphics, storage, ports, and more.

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Specs

The Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop features 65W 11th Generation Intel Rocket Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11400 up to a 125W 8-core Intel Core i9-11900KF with a boost speed up to 5.30 GHz. The Intel® Z490 Chipset motherboard inside Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop has four memory slots that support up to 64GB of 3400MHz dual-channel DDR4 memory.

What's New in Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop

Here's what you need to know about the Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop.

  • 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.

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Full Specifications

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop image
Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop

Availability

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
Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Price
Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop - Intel Core i7 11700F, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SDD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Dark Side of The Moon
Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop - Intel Core i7 11700F, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SDD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$1,810.12
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB HDD + 1TB SSD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB HDD + 1TB SSD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
By Dell
$3,199.99
2021 Newest Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700F(Liquid Cool, Up to 4.9GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 32GB 3200MHz DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, Win10
2021 Newest Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700F(Liquid Cool, Up to 4.9GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 32GB 3200MHz DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, Win10
By Dell
$1,669.00
Was: $1,969.00
Dell 2021 Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop - Intel Core i9 11th Gen - i9-11900KF - Eight Core 5.3Ghz - 1TB SSD + 1TB - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell 2021 Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop - Intel Core i9 11th Gen - i9-11900KF - Eight Core 5.3Ghz - 1TB SSD + 1TB - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,342.99
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i7-1TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3080 | 8 Cores @ 4.9 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 10GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i7-1TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3080 | 8 Cores @ 4.9 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 10GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
By Dell
$2,100.00
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB SSD + 2TB HDD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB SSD + 2TB HDD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,715.99

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

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Price

Here is the latest price update for Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop.

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Price
Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop - Intel Core i7 11700F, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SDD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Dark Side of The Moon
Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop - Intel Core i7 11700F, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SDD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$1,810.12
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB HDD + 1TB SSD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB HDD + 1TB SSD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
By Dell
$3,199.99
2021 Newest Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700F(Liquid Cool, Up to 4.9GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 32GB 3200MHz DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, Win10
2021 Newest Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700F(Liquid Cool, Up to 4.9GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 32GB 3200MHz DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, Win10
By Dell
$1,669.00
Was: $1,969.00
Dell 2021 Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop - Intel Core i9 11th Gen - i9-11900KF - Eight Core 5.3Ghz - 1TB SSD + 1TB - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell 2021 Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop - Intel Core i9 11th Gen - i9-11900KF - Eight Core 5.3Ghz - 1TB SSD + 1TB - 32GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 - Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,342.99
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i7-1TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3080 | 8 Cores @ 4.9 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 10GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i7-1TB HDD + 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - RTX 3080 | 8 Cores @ 4.9 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 10GB GDDR6X Win 10 Pro
By Dell
$2,100.00
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB SSD + 2TB HDD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop (2021) | Core i9-2TB SSD + 2TB HDD - 128GB RAM - RTX 3090 | 8 Cores @ 5.3 GHz - 11th Gen CPU - 24GB GDDR6X Win 11 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,715.99

Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Motherboard

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Alienware Aurora R12 Desktop Motherboard
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