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The Alienware Aurora R9 Gaming Desktop Revealed!

The Alienware Aurora R9 Legend Gaming Desktop Revealed!

Dell just revealed the Alienware Aurora R9 gaming desktop with the new Legend industrial design at Gamescom 2019. Here is everything we know so far about the Aurora R9!

 

The Alienware Aurora R9 Gaming Desktop

Earlier this year, Alienware introduced their new Legend design in the 2019 Area-51m gaming laptop.

Now, they are introducing the same design to their gaming desktop for the first time – in the Alienware Aurora R9!

Here are some of the Aurora R9’s key features :

  • the Legend industrial design reduces the form factor of this mid-tower desktop
  • the Legend design also allows for higher airflow, reducing temperatures by up to 8%
  • supports up to the 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K processor, with liquid cooling
  • supports up to two NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics cards in SLI

 

Alienware Aurora R9 Specifications

Specifications Alienware Aurora R9
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro (64-bit)
Processor Options 9th Gen Intel Core i3-9100
9th Gen Intel Core i5-9400
9th Gen Intel Core i5-9600K
9th Gen Intel Core i7-9700
9th Gen Intel Core i7-9700K
9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900
9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K
Motherboard Intel Z370 micro ATX motherboard
Memory Options DDR4-2666 (8 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB)
DDR4-2933 (8 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB)
DDR4-3200 (16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB)
Intel Optane Options 32 GB (16 GB M.2 + 16 GB DDR4-2666)
48 GB (16 GB M.2 + 32 GB DDR4-2666)
Single Storage Options 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD
Single Storage Options 128GB M.2 SATA SSD + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
256GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
512GB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
1TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
Optical Drive Options No Optical Drive
Dell External USB DVD/RW
Graphics Options AMD Radeon RX 560X with 4GB GDDR5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6
AMD Radeon RX 570X with 8GB GDDR5
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB GDDR6
AMD Radeon RX 5700 8GB GDDR6
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6
Dual AMD Radeon RX 570X with 8GB GDDR5
Dual NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6 (SLI)
Connectivity Options Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Qualcomm WiFi 5 DW1810 1×1 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2
Qualcomm WiFi 5 DW1820 2×2 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2
Killer WiFi 6 AX1650 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
Power Supply Options Alienware 460 Watt Power Supply
Alienware 850 Watt Power Supply
Dimensions Volume : 33.8 L
Max. Height : 481.6 mm
Max. Length : 431.9 mm
Max. Width : 222.8 mm
Max. Weight : 17.8 kg
Colour Options Lunar Light
Dark Side of the Moon

 

Alienware Aurora R9 Price + Availability

Dell has yet to announce the starting price of the Alienware Aurora R9 gaming desktop, but it will be available by the end of September 2019.

 

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The Alienware Aurora R7 & Other Gaming Products Revealed!

Dell just revealed a new version of their Alienware Aurora gaming desktop – the new Alienware Aurora R7, powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processor. They also revealed a bunch of other Alienware gaming products from curved gaming monitors to gaming keyboards!

 

Introducing The Alienware Aurora R7 Gaming Desktop!

Previously codenamed Coffee Lake, the 8th Generation Intel Core processors deliver 40% better performance, thanks to the addition of two processor cores over the 7th Generation processors. This greatly improved performance boosts the new Alienware Aurora R7‘s gaming performance by up to 25% over the Aurora R6.

Dell was not able to bring in the new Aurora R7, so they set-up the previous-generation Aurora gaming desktop for us to check out. The only difference between the Aurora R6 and the new Aurora R7 is the processor upgrade to the 8th Generation Intel Core processor.

The Aurora is Alienware’s smallest dual-graphics mid-tower desktop. Despite its svelte form factor, it can support CPU water cooling and overclocking, as well as two full-sized graphics cards. It also features customisable AlienFX lighting, and a steel-reinforced magnesium-alloy chassis with tool-less access for easy upgrades.

 

The Q4 2017 Alienware Gaming Products Revealed!

In addition to the new Alienware Aurora R7 gaming desktop, Charllie Cheah, Dell Consumer Brand Manager, also shared details of the new Alienware gaming products that are being launched in time for the holiday season.

To cater to the demand of gamers this coming holidays, Alienware are introducing the following gaming products :

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  • The Alienware Aurora R7 Gaming Desktop
  • 34″ Alienware Curved Gaming Monitors with NVIDIA G-SYNC
  • 25″ Alienware Gaming Monitors with either NVIDIA G-SYNC or AMD FreeSync
  • Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard
  • Alienware Advanced Gaming Keyboard
  • Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse
  • Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse

 

Price & Availability

All of these Alienware gaming products are available for purchase right now, at the following prices :

  • The Alienware Aurora R7 Gaming Desktop : RM 4,999 / ~US$ 1,189 onwards
  • 34″ Alienware Curved Gaming Monitors with NVIDIA G-SYNC
    AW3418DW with the WQHD resolution of 3440 x 1440 : RM 5,599 / ~US$ 1,333
    AW3418HW with the WFHD resolution of 2560 x 1080 : RM 5,079 / ~US$ 1,209
  • 25″ Alienware Gaming Monitors with either NVIDIA G-SYNC or AMD FreeSync
    – AW2518H with NVIDIA G-SYNC : RM 2,699 / ~US$ 639
    – AW2518HF with AMD FreeSync : RM 2,199 / ~US$ 519
  • Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard (AW768)RM 569 / ~US$ 135
  • Alienware Advanced Gaming Keyboard (AW568)RM 369 / ~US$ 88
  • Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse (AW958)RM 429 / ~US$ 102
  • Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse (AW558) : RM 229 / ~US$ 55

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Dawn of Domination With 2016 Alienware & Dell Computers

Celebrating their 20th anniversary, Alienware just revealed their new line of Alienware gaming notebooks powered by the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 Series GPUs, as well as the Alienware Aurora gaming desktop. During their Dawn of Domination launch event, Dell also revealed the new 2016 Dell XPS and Dell Inspiron models. Check out the details, pictures and videos from the event!

 

2016 Alienware Gaming Notebooks Launched

The event kicked off with the launch gambit, where two models hovered in with the 2016 Alienware 17 and Alienware 15 gaming laptops.

Then Ray Wah, Senior VP of Dell Consumer Product Marketing, introduced the 2016 Alienware 13, 15 and 17 gaming notebooks.

The product presentation of the 2016 Alienware gaming laptops and the Aurora desktop was conducted by Charlie Cheah, Consumer Business Brand Manager of Dell Malaysia. She also revealed the key features of the 2016 Dell XPS Tower and Dell Inspiron 15 gaming laptop.

Finally, Behzaad Habibi, Field Marketing Lead for the Client Solutions Group, Dell South Asia and Korea, showed off the 2016 Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 laptops, as well as the new Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops.

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2016 Alienware & Dell Computer Price & Availability

In the next page, we will list the key features of the 2016 Alienware and Dell computers that were just announced. But here is a quick summary of the 2016 Alienware and Dell computers and their prices and availability.

Model Starting Price (Inclusive of 6% GST) Availability
Alienware 17 RM 8,299 / ~US$ 2,075 Available
Alienware 15 RM 6,999 / ~US$ 1,750 Available
Alienware 13 Pricing to be announced later End of November 2016
Alienware Aurora (6th Gen Core i3) RM 3,999 / ~US$ 1,000 Available
Dell S2417DG 24″ Gaming Monitor RM 2,339 / ~US$ 585 Available
Dell SE2717H 27″ Monitor RM 1,269 / ~US$ 317 Available
Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming (7566) RM 3,499 / ~US$ 875 November 2016
Inspiron 15 5000 (5567) with 7th Gen Core i3 RM 1,999 / ~US$ 500 Available
XPS Tower (8910) with 6th Gen Core i5 RM 3,699 / ~US$ 925 Available

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2016 Alienware 17

The new Alienware 17 gains more power with overclocked Intel Core i7 k-series processors and DDR4 memory running up to 2667 MHz. There is also the option for IR Tobii eye-tracking technology, with a new Overwolf app to help gamers to learn from their mistakes.

Tobii partnered with Alienware to add exclusive features including enhanced presence detection tied to their AlienFX lighting zones – the full LED system illuminates and changes based on where you look. The Tobii camera can also sense your presence and attention, or lock your system when you walk away.

 

2016 Alienware 15

The new mid-size Alienware 15 balances gaming performance with portability. With more power in a thinner frame, it comes with graphics options from AMD and NVIDIA, including the VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060.

Coming standard with a 15.6” FHD, IPS Anti-Glare, 300-nits display, additional options include FHD 120Hz display with NVIDIA G-Sync technology and UHD IGZO for 4K resolutions. It also boasts a 68 watt-hour lithium ion battery and an optional 99 watt-hour battery for extended gameplay on-the-go.

 

2016 Alienware 13

The new Alienware 13 is configurable with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics, making it one of the most compact VR-ready notebooks ever. It also boasts eight programmable lighting zones with up to 20 distinct colors that allow for trillions of LED lighting combinations.

 

2016 Alienware Aurora Desktop

Launched in June, the 2016 Alienware Aurora has a smaller footprint than the previous Aurora. However, it boasts up to two NVIDIA GeForce cards for 4K gaming. Performance improvements also include the latest Intel CPUs, available with liquid cooling, and overclockable Kingston Fury X memory running at 2400 MHz.

The 2016 Aurora is also Alienware’s first chassis with tool-less access for easy swapping of GPUs and as many as 3 of the 5 potential storage drives. Naturally, it supports custom lighting with AlienFX and total control with Alienware Command Center.

 

Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming

This new gaming notebook features dedicated forward and rearward thermal outlets concealing heat exchangers connected to dual cooling fans with high-efficiency blades. All engineered to handle the 6th Gen Intel H-series quad core mobile CPUs and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M GPU with 4 GB of GDDR5 memory. And all that is powered by a 74 watt-hour battery for a longer battery life.

 

2016 Inspiron 15 5000

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The new Inspiron 15 5000 offers a thinner design with the latest Intel 7th Generation Core i7 processors. It will come with an array of fun colours like Sparkling White, Midnight Blue, Bali Blue, Tango Red and Cosmic Purple. Options include a Full HD display with TrueColor and an infrared camera for Windows Hello, and a Blu-ray writer.

 

2016 XPS Tower

The XPS Tower and XPS Tower Special Edition desktops will come with the 6th Generation Intel Core processors and up to 64GB of DDR4 memory. You can opt for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, and cached hard disk drive storage. Impressively, the new redesigned chassis are 27% smaller than its previous desktop tower.

The XPS Tower Special Edition configurations will meet the recommended specifications to power an ideal VR experience with either the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. The Oculus Ready configurations have been tested and approved by Oculus to work well with the Oculus Rift headset.

 

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