August 12, 2022
Dell Alienware Aurora R13, XPS Desktop With Intel ‘Elder Lake’ CPU Debuts;  Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 Launch


Dell’s Alienware sub-brand has introduced two new gaming desktops. The Alienware Aurora R13 is powered by Intel’s 12th Generation ‘Elder Lake’ CPU while the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 is powered by AMD Ryzen processors. Aurora R13 is offered with 12th generation Intel Core i9 12900KF processor while Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 can be configured with AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor. Additionally, Dell has also released a new XPS desktop powered by 12th generation Intel ‘Elder Lake’ CPUs.

Dell Alienware Auruo R13, Aurora Ryzen Edition R14, XPS Desktop Price, Availability

The price of the new Alienware Aurora R13 for Intel Core i5 12600KF-powered desktop starts at $1,479.99 (roughly Rs. 1.10 lakh). The top-of-the-range Aurora R13 with Intel Core i9 12900KF processor is priced at $4,649.99 (approximately Rs.3.48 lakh). The price of Alienware Aurora Rzyen Edition R14 starts at $1,249.99 (approx Rs 93,600) for the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor variant and goes up to $4,879.99 (approx Rs 3.65 lakh) for the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X-powered variant. The Dell XPS Desktop price starts at $919.99 (approximately Rs.69,000).

There are Alienware Aurora R13 and Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 available To Negotiate Via Dell’s official website. The Dell XPS Desktop will be available later this year. Aurora R13 is available in Dark Side of the Moon and Lunar Silver color options, Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 is available in only Dark Side of the Moon color option. The Dell XPS Desktop will be available in Night Sky and Platinum Silver color options.

Dell Alienware Aurora R13 Specifications

The newly launched Alienware Aurora R13 desktop is powered by 12th generation Intel ‘Elder Lake’ CPU which was launched earlier this month. It will get 12th generation Intel Core i5, Core i7 and Core i9 processors, coupled with up to 128GB of dual-channel DDR5 RAM. The processor is paired with up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 GDDR6X GPU or an AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT GDDR6 GPU. Desktops support Windows 10 Home and Pro editions.

Onboard storage options on the Aurora R13 include single storage and dual-drive non-RAID configurations. The former can be configured with a 2TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD, while the latter can be configured with a 2TB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD for a 2TB SATA SSD.

Connectivity options on the front of the Alienware Aurora R13 include a 3.5mm headphone jack, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port and one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with PowerShare technology. , At the back, it gets four USB 2.0 ports, three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports, 3.5mm headphone jack and more. For connectivity, the Aurora R13 gets 802.11ac with Bluetooth v5.2 and Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 with 802.11ax support. Its dimensions are 510x589x225mm and weight is 16.5 kg.

Dell Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 Specifications

The Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 desktop is powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 5650X processor, paired with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 GDDR6X GPU or an AMD Radeon RX6900 XT GDDR6 GPU. The processor is paired with up to 128GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM. Rest of the specifications match the Alienware Aurora R13.

Dell XPS Desktop Specifications

Dell XPS desktops are also powered by 12th generation Intel ‘Elder Lake’ processors (Core i9 up to 12900K). It can be configured with either an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 GDDR6x GPU or an AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT GDDR6 GPU. The storage options on the Dell XPS desktop are the same as those available on the aforementioned Alienware desktop. Even the ports and connectivity options on the XPS desktop are similar to those on the Aurora range, with an SD card slot added to the front. It measures up to 391 mm in height with an aluminum stand, while its depth and width measure 426.7 mm and 173 mm respectively. Its weight is up to 7.62 kg.


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