For performance Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot better performing processor. It also contains more memory.
The computers have different operating systems, Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has Windows 11 and Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition has Windows 10 Home.
For displaying graphics Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.
XPS 8940 Special Edition is thinner and smaller in size.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition (XPS8940)|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.|
|Intel Core i9-11900KF||Intel Core i7-10700F|
|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 3060|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|8.77 x 18.9 x 17 inches||15.5 x 6.65 x 12.13 inches|
|(22.28 x 48.01 x 43.18 cm)||(39.37 x 16.89 x 30.81 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11||Windows 10 Home|
|August 17, 2022||March 20, 2022|
|Amazon.com List Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest New Price|
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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
【Powerful Performance with i7-10700F Quand Core】10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700F processor(8-Core, 16M Cache, 2.9GHz to 4.8GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8GB GDDR6 Graphics
【Memory and Disk】 64GB DDR4 SDRAM, 1TB NVMe SSD + 2TB 7200 rpm HDD, No DVD
【Connectivity】Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i (2x2) 802.11ax Wireless and Bluetooth 5.1, 1 RJ45 Ethernet port
【Input/Output】 Front: 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, 1 x headset port; Back: 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 1 x HDMI 2.1 port, 3 x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1 x 3-connector stack retaskable audio port.
【Home Use】Windows 10 Home, 15.5" x 12.13" x 6.65” inch 13.89 lbs, 500W PSU Gold, Air Cooled; XPS8940 Special edition, wired Dell Mouse and Keyboard included