For performance CUK XPS 8950 has a lot better performing processor. It also has more memory.
For displaying graphics Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.
XPS 8950 is thinner and smaller in size.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||CUK XPS 8950 (DT-DE-0178-CUK-003)|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.|
|Intel Core i9-11900KF||Intel Core i9-12900KF|
|Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a gaming PC.|
|Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.|
|GeForce RTX 3090||GeForce RTX 3070 Ti|
|-||16.3 lbs (7.39 kg)|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|8.77 x 18.9 x 17 inches||16.8 x 6.81 x 14.68 inches|
|(22.28 x 48.01 x 43.18 cm)||(42.67 x 17.3 x 37.29 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11||Windows 11 Home|
|August 17, 2022||August 25, 2022|
11th Gen Gaming CPU Stay in the flow with 11th Core i9-11900KF (8-Core, 16MB Cache, 3.5GHz to 5.3GHz w/Thermal Velocity Boost) processor-powered Aurora R12 that handles your creative projects with ease, like editing photos and videos, so they’re ready to share in a flash. Immerse yourself in your favorite show, the popular game, or a new creative project – and never think twice about your PC’s ability to keep up
Ultimate Gaming Graphics Card GeForce RTX 3090 (24GB GDDR6X) graphics are powered by the most advanced GPU architecture to immerse you in incredible realism and performance in the games
Professional Cooling Professional server-level cooling solution optimizes boost clock speeds for higher frame rates and lower render times, so you can chase win streaks without breaking a sweat
Light It Up AlienFX RGB LED lighting adds an instantly iconic look to the Aurora. For the Lunar Light option, it's added a bold front-facing lighting ring and extra Alienware wordmark lighting zone that's unmistakably unique to Alienware engineering
Multiple Ports Availability Front: 1 x USB Type-C; 3 x USB Type-A; 1 x Headphone Jack; 1 x Microphone Jack; Back: 10 x USB Type-A ports; 1 x USB Type-C; 1 x HDMI; 3 x Display Port; 1 x RJ-45; 6 x Audio ports
Connectivity technology: Ethernet
System ram type: dimm
Wireless communication technology: Wi-Fi
Wireless communication technologyWi-Fi
Processor: Intel Core i9-12900KF Sixteen Core Processor (30MB Cache, 2.4GHz-3.2GHz) 125W
RAM: 32GB DDR5 4000MHz | Hard Drive: 2 X 256GB NVMe Solid State Drive + 3TB 7200rpm Hard Disk Drive
Optical Drive: DVD-Writer | Operating System: Windows 11 Home x64
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 TI 8GB GDDR6 | Wireless: 802.11 AX Wireless + Bluetooth 5.2 | Accessories Bundle: USB keyboard and mouse included.
i9-12900KF + 32GB RAM + 2X256GB NVMe SSD + 3TB HDD + RTX 3070 TI Upgrades | 3-Year CUK Limited Warranty (View warranty section below for more details.)