For performance Dell XPS 8950 has a lot better performing processor. Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has more memory.
For displaying graphics Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.
XPS 8950 is cheaper.
XPS 8950 is thinner and smaller in size.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||Dell XPS 8950 (XPS 8950)|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.|
|Intel Core i9-11900KF||Intel Core i9-12900K|
|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||Radeon RX 6700 XT|
|-||16.36 lbs (7.42 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||January 23, 2023|
|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
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, 512GB SSD + 8TB Hard Drive, DVD-Burner (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), Windows 11 Home (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