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Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool vs Dell XPS 8950 (XPS 8950)

Comparison summary

For performance Dell XPS 8950 has a lot better performing processor. Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has more memory.

The computers have different operating systems, Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has Windows 11 and XPS 8950 has Windows 11 Pro.

For displaying graphics Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.

XPS 8950 is thinner and smaller in size.

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Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool

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Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid CoolDell XPS 8950 (XPS 8950)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.
Intel Core i9-11900KFIntel Core i9-12900K
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a gaming PC.
24gb16gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce RTX 3090Radeon RX 6700 XT
Weight
-16.36 lbs (7.42 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
8.77 x 18.9 x 17 inches16.8 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 11Windows 11 Pro
Release date
August 17, 2022January 22, 2023
Amazon.com List Price
$2,289.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$2,289.00
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Amazon.com description

Dell Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool Gaming Desktop, GeForce RTX 3090, 11th Gen i9-11900KF, 64GB RAM, 2TB PCIe SSD SSD+2TB HDD, VR Ready, USB-C, HDMI/DP, RJ45, WiFi 6, RGB, Peripheral, Win 11, White

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

ASIN: B0B5VY9FWS

Dell XPS 8950 Gaming Desktop Computer - 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900K up to 5.2 GHz CPU, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD + 6TB HDD, AMD Radeon RX 6700XT 12GB, Killer Wi-Fi 6, DVD Burner, Windows 11 Pro

12th Generation Air-Cooled Intel Core i9-12900K 16-Core 3.20 GHz Processor (30MBIntel Smart Cache, Intel Turbo Boost up to 5.20 GHz)

16GB DDR5 4000MHz Memory, 1TB SSD + 6TB Hard Drive, DVD-Burner (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), Windows 11 Pro (64-bit)

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB GDDR6 Graphics (3x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI) 4 Monitor Supported, Killer Wi-Fi 6 1675 (2x2) 802.11ax Wireless + Bluetooth 5.2

5x USB 3.2 Gen 1, 2x USB 3.2 Type-C, USB 2.0, 1x SD Card Reader, 1x Audio Combo Jack, 7.1 Audio 6-Connector Ports, 1x Gigabit Ethernet

2-Year Warranty & Free Tech Support, TPM 2.0, Kensington Lock Slot, Dell Wired USB Keyboard & Mouse Included, Power Cable Included, Night Sky Black

ASIN: B0BSGB2LYF