For performance MSI Trident 3 has a lot better performing processor. Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool contains more memory.
For displaying graphics Aurora R12 Liquid Cool has a lot faster graphics card.
Trident 3 is cheaper.
Trident 3 is thinner and smaller in size.
|Alienware Aurora R12 Liquid Cool||MSI Trident 3|
|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||GeForce RTX 3050|
|-||6.99 lbs (3.17 kg)|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|8.77 x 18.9 x 17 inches||13.93 x 9.9 x 4.28 inches|
|(22.28 x 48.01 x 43.18 cm)||(35.38 x 25.15 x 10.87 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11||Windows 11 Home|
|August 17, 2022||November 3, 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
12th Generation Intel Core i9-12900K 16-Core 3.60 GHz Processor (30MB Smart Cache, Turbo Boost up to 5.20 GHz)
16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory, 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe Solid State Drive, Windows 11 Home (64-bit)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 8GB GDDR6 Graphics (3x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1x HDMI), Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2
1 x USB 3.1 Type-C, 3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1), 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet (2.5GbE)
2-Year Warranty by Techno Intelligence & Free Tech Support, Full-Size Keyboard Included, USB Mouse Included, Black