Dell’s Alienware Aurora R11 just about maxes out the spec sheet.

What you need to know

  • The Alienware Aurora R11 is now available with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090.
  • The gaming laptop is avaialble with up to a10th Gen Intel Core i9 10900KF processor.
  • The Alienare Aurora R11 is avaialble now starting at $882.

Dell’s Alienware Aurora R11 is now available with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090. The powerful gaming desktop just about maxes out the spec sheet when it comes to prebuilt gaming PCs. Along with options for NVIDIA’s new RTX 30 series GPUs, the Alienware Aurora R11 runs on up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 10900KF processor. The Alienware Aurora R11 is available now starting at $882, though the cheapest version with an RTX 3090 is $2,480. If you prefer AMD graphics, you can get an Alienware Aurora R11 with up to an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT.

The Alienware Aurora R11 has 10mm cooper heat pipes with integrated vapor chambers to help keep the system cool. It also moves air through the graphics card to keep it from overheating.

Category Alienware Aurora R11
Operating system Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10400F
10th Gen Intel Core i5-10600KF
10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700KF
10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900KF
Graphics Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090
Up to AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
Memory Up to 128GB dual channel HyperX FURY DDR4 XMP (2933MHz)
Up to 128GB dual channel HyperX FURY DDR4 XMP (3200MHz)
Storage Up to 2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD (single)
Up to 32GB M.2 PCIe Intel Optane Memory + 2TB SATA 7200RPM 6GB/s
2TB NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD (Boot) + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
Power supply Up to 1000W
Front ports Headphone/Line Out
Microphone/Line In
2x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1
1x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 w/Powershare technology
1x Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 1 w/Powershare technology
Rear ports 1x SPDIF Digital Output (TOSLINK)
1x SPDIF Digital Output (Coaxial)
6x Type-A USB 2.0
1x Type-C USB 3.2 Gen 2 w/Powershare technology
3x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1
1x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2
RJ-45 Killer E3000 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
1x Microphone In
1x Line in
1x Line out
Center/Subwoofer Output
Rear Surround Output
Side Surround Output
Wireless Up to Kill Wi-Fi 6
Up to Bluetooth 5.1

Apart from its impressive processor and GPU, the Alienware Aurora R11 has options for up to 128GB of memory and up to 2TB of storage.

Maxing things out

Alienware Aurora R11

From $882 at Dell

An upgradeable and customizable PC

This desktop PC comes with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 or up to AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT. It’s designed for “tool-less upgrades” and has options for customizable lighting zones.