Dell’s Alienware sub-brand has introduced two new gaming desktops. The Alienware Aurora R13 is powered by Intel’s 12th Gen ‘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 Gen Intel Core i9 12900KF processor while the Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 can be configured with up to AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor. Alongside, Dell has also released a new XPS desktop powered by the 12th Gen 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 (roughly Rs. 1.10 lakh) for the Intel Core i5 12600KF-powered desktop. The top-of-the-range Aurora R13 with Intel Core i9 12900KF processor is priced at $4,649.99 (roughly Rs. 3.48 lakh). Alienware Aurora Rzyen Edition R14 price starts at $1,249.99 (roughly Rs. 93,600) for the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor variant and goes up to $4,879.99 (roughly Rs. 3.65 lakh) for the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X-powered variant. The Dell XPS desktop’s price begins at $919.99 (roughly Rs. 69,000).
Alienware Aurora R13 and Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 are available to purchase via Dell’s 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 colour options, the Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 is available in a sole Dark Side of the Moon colour option. The Dell XPS desktop will be available in Night Sky and Platinum Silver colour options.
Dell Alienware Aurora R13 specifications
The newly launched Alienware Aurora R13 desktop is powered by the 12th Gen Intel ‘Alder Lake’ CPUs that were launched earlier this month. It will get the 12th Gen Intel Core i5, Core i7, and Core i9 processors, paired with up to 128GB 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 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 2TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, while the latter can be configured for up to 2TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD coupled with 2TB SATA SSD.
Connectivity options at the front of Alienware Aurora R13 include a 3.5mm headphone jack, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, along with 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, it gets four USB 2.0 …….