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 Intel NUC 11 has Windows 10 Pro.
For displaying graphics Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.
NUC 11 is cheaper.
NUC 11 is thinner and smaller in size.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||Intel NUC 11|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.|
|Intel Core i9-11900KF||Intel Core i7-1165G7|
|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 2060|
|-||3.05 lbs (1.38 kg)|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|8.77 x 18.9 x 17 inches||5.7 x 9 x 1.75 inches|
|(22.28 x 48.01 x 43.18 cm)||(14.48 x 22.86 x 4.44 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11||Windows 10 Pro|
|August 17, 2022||April 23, 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
【Upgraded】 Seal is opened for Hardware/Software upgrade only to enhance performance. No Display ; Wi-Fi 6 AX201 Wifi, Bluetooth 5.2, Ethernet LAN (RJ-45), No Webcam, .
【Powerful Performance with Intel Core i7-1165G7 Quad Core】 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 2.80GHz Processor (upto 4.7 GHz, 12MB Cache, 4-Cores, 8-Threads, ) ; NVIDIA RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 Dedicated Graphics, .
【High Speed and Multitasking】 32GB DDR4 SODIMM; 230W Power Supply; Black Color, .
【Enormous Storage】 1TB SATA SSD; 1 HDMI, 1 mini Display Port, 2 Thunderbolt 4 (Type-C), SDXC Reader, No Optical Drive, Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack., Windows 10 Pro-64., 1 Year Manufacturer warranty from GreatPriceTech (Professionally upgraded by GreatPriceTech)
Includes Microsoft 365 Personal 1 Year Subscription for 1 User(Microsoft 365 Personal | 12-Month Subscription, 1 person | Premium Office apps | 1TB OneDrive cloud storage | PC/Mac;Annual Subscription;Works on Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android), Dockztorm USB Hub