CES 2021 | Dell refreshes Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 with the latest from AMD and Nvidia
Gamers that want the aesthetic of Alienware and the power of Ryzen are in luck. Today, Dell announced the new Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10, replete with top-of-the-line Ryzen CPUs from AMD and the latest in Radeon or GeForce GPUs.
The revamped desktop can now be configured with a number of powerful CPUs from AMD’s Ryzen 5000 line, ranging from the Ryzen 5 5600X up to the 16-core/32-thread Ryzen 9 5950X. GPU options include choices from Nvidia (GeForce GTX 1650 Super [4 GB] to GeForce RTX 3090 [24 GB]) and AMD (Radeon RX 5300 [3 GB] to Radeon RX 6800 XT [16 GB]).
RAM can be configured up to 128 GB (2x 64 GB) of HyperX FURY DDR4-3400 memory, while storage options include up to a 2 TB 7200 RPM 2.5-inch HDD, and up to a 2 TB PCIe NVMe SSD. Users can also upgrade the machine thanks to Alienware’s toolless upgrade system.
The Aurora is packed with ports, including three USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) Type-A, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, a headphone jack, and a mic line in on the front. The rear has one TOSLINK S/PDIF audio output, one Coax S/PDIF, six USB 2.0 Type-A, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Type-C w/ Powershare, three USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, an RJ45 Ethernet jack, one mic line in, and a full audio array (one line in, one line out, one subwoofer out, one rear surround out, one side surround out).
The Aurora‘s case measures 48.16 x 43.19 x 22.28 cm (18.9 x 17 x 8.77 in) and weighs roughly 17.8 kg (39.2 lbs) when fully loaded. The case also features up to three unique programmable RGB zones.
The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 is available today starting at US$1079.99.