For performance Dell XPS 8950 has a better performing processor. It also has more memory.
The computers have different operating systems, Alienware 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.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||Dell 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 i7-12700|
|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 Ti|
|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 Pro|
|August 17, 2022||August 24, 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
Powerfull latest 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700 12-Core processor (up to 4.9 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 25 MB Smart cache, 12 (8P+4E) cores, 20 threads)
【Gaphics】Latest Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 Ti Graphics Card with 8GB dedicated GDDR6. NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX Ampere architecture provides immersive gaming experience. Video Output: 3x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI.
【Memory, Storage and OS】32GB 4800 MHz DDR5 RAM; 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD + 2TB (2x 1TB) 7200 RPM HDD for Data storage; Built-in DVD Writer; Windows 11 Professional
【Connectivity and Ports】Killer 1675 Wi-Fi 6 (AC 2x2) 802.11AX and Bluetooth 5.2, Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN. Front Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with PowerShare; 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A; 1x HeadPhone/Mic Combo Jack; 1x SD card reader; Rear Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C; 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A; 2x USB 2.0 Type-A; 1x RJ45 LAN Port; Surround-audio ports.
460W Gold Internal Power Supply; Dell Black Wired Keyboard and Mouse included; Compact Minitower in Night Sky Color: 14.68" x 6.81" x 16.8" inch (H x W x D), 16.36 lbs.