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Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition (XPS8940) vs Alienware Aurora R12

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For performance Alienware Aurora R12 has a lot better processor.

The computers have different operating systems, Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition has Windows 11 Home and Aurora R12 has Windows 10.

For displaying graphics Aurora R12 has a lot better performing graphics card.

XPS 8940 Special Edition is slimmer and smaller in size.

Aurora R12 is a bit cheaper.

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Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition (XPS8940)

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Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition (XPS8940)Alienware Aurora R12
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.
Intel Core i7-10700FIntel Core i7-11700F
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 3060GeForce RTX 3080
-39.7 lbs (18.01 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
15.5 x 12.13 x 6.65 inches18.9 x 17 x 8.8 inches
(39.37 x 30.81 x 16.89 cm)(48.01 x 43.18 x 22.35 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 11 HomeWindows 10
Release date
April 3, 2022September 21, 2021 List Price
$2,199.99$2,149.00 Lowest New Price
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2022 Dell XPS 8940 Special Edition Desktop Intel 8-Core i7-10700F NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8GB GDDR6 32GB DDR4 512GB NVMe SSD 1TB HDD WiFi AX USB-C DP1.4a HDMI2.1 RJ45 Black Windows 11 Home

【Powerful Performance with i7-10700F Quand Core】10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700F processor(8-Core, 16M Cache, 2.9GHz to 4.8GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8GB GDDR6 Graphics

【Memory and Disk】 32GB DDR4 SDRAM, 512GB NVMe SSD + 1TB 7200 rpm HDD, No DVD

【Connectivity】Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i (2x2) 802.11ax Wireless and Bluetooth 5.1, 1 RJ45 Ethernet port

【Input/Output】 Front: 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, 1 x headset port; Back: 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 1 x HDMI 2.1 port, 3 x DisplayPort 1.4a, 1 x 3-connector stack retaskable audio port.

【Home Use】Windows 11 Home, 15.5" x 12.13" x 6.65” inch 13.89 lbs, 500W PSU Gold, Air Cooled; XPS8940 Special edition, wired Dell Mouse and Keyboard included


2021 Newest Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop, Intel Core i7-11700F(Liquid Cool, Up to 4.9GHz), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 32GB 3200MHz DDR4, 2TB 970 EVO Plus, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, Win10

【Fantastic Gaming Processor】2021 Newest 11th Gen Core i7-11700F Processor, 8 Cores & 16 Thrades, Base Frequency 2.5GHz, Max Turbo Frequency 4.9GHz, 16MB L3 Cache, With powerful single-core and multi-core performance, Significant improvement the multi-tasking and extreme gaming performance, it ensures smooth and stable, and is a great tool for winning games

【Upgrade to 32GB 3200 DDR4 Memory】Dual-channel 3200MHz high-frequency gaming memory reduces memory latency and increases memory throughput to maximize processor performance, thereby reducing lag in complex gaming scenarios and improving the gaming experience

【2X Performance of RTX 2080】The Newest Gen Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 Graphics Card, 10GB GDDR6X, 8704 CUDA Cores, Twice the performance of RTX 2080, Up to 2X Throughput, DLSS 2.0, Delivers the ultra performance that gamers crave

【Upgraded to 2TB 970 EVO PLUS SSD】Sequential read and write performance levels of up to 3,500MB s and 3,300MB s, respectively; Random Read (4KB, QD32): Up to 600,000 IOPS Random Read, 600 TBW, Boot up in seconds, get to files faster, and have room for loads of files with the lightning-quick solid state drive

【Liquid Cooling & 1000W Power Supply】Liquid Cooling can keep the processor relatively low temperature under any conditions of use, to ensure that the processor can run at high frequency for a long time, while the 1000w power supply can provide sufficient and stable current for the processor and graphics card, thus ensuring that this gaming computer has a stable and powerful performance