For performance Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot better performing processor.
The computers have different operating systems, Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has Windows 11 and Dell XPS 8940 has Windows 10 Pro.
For displaying graphics Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.
XPS 8940 is cheaper.
XPS 8940 is thinner and smaller in size.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||Dell XPS 8940|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.|
|Intel Core i9-11900KF||Intel Core i7-11700|
|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 GTX 1660 SUPER|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|8.77 x 18.9 x 17 inches||14.45 x 6.65 x 12.13 inches|
|(22.28 x 48.01 x 43.18 cm)||(36.7 x 16.89 x 30.81 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11||Windows 10 Pro|
|August 17, 2022||October 19, 2022|
|Amazon.com List Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest New Price|
|Buy on Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon.com|
【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
Power efficient 8-Core 11th Gen Intel i7-11700 (2.5 GHz base clock, up to 4.8 GHz max turbo clock, 16 MB Smart cache, 8 cores, 16 threads). Micro ATX Motherboard with 360W Gold efficiency power supply
Nvidia Geforce GTX 1660 Super Graphics Card with 6GB dedicated GDDR6 for immersive gaming experience, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0, 1x DVI-D outputs.
64GB 3200MHz DDR4 RAM, 2TB m.2 PCIe NVMe SSD + 2TB (1TB x2) 7200RPM 3.5 inch HDD for Data storage. Built-in DVD Writer Windows 10 Professional
Killer AX1650 Wifi up to 2400Mbps and bluetooth 5.1, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, SD card reader; 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C 5Gbps signaling rate; 7x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A; 2x USB 2.0, surround-audio ports
Black Wired Keyboard and Mouse included; Compact Minitower in Jet Black Color: 14.45'' x 6.65'' x 12.13'', 13.89 lbs,
Connectivity technology: Wi-Fi Built In
System ram type: ddr4_sdram