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The Alienware Aurora ALX is a high performance desktop PC. It features pre-overclocked, liquid cooled processors, optional Dual-GPUs, and up to 16Gb of RAM.


  • Status: Available


  • Desktop type: Tower, Gaming PC
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 25.39 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 16.77 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 9.84 inches
  • Weight: 45 pounds
  • Color: Black / Red


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Bloomfield
  • Base CPU model: Core i7-930
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.06 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7 990x
  • Cores: 6
  • Clockspeed: 3.73 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: ATI
  • Base discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6870
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 6990
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 4 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • Slots: 4


  • Options: HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), Hybrid Drive, RAID 0 (HDD), RAID 1 (HDD), Raid 0 (SSD)
  • Base storage type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 4 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 1 TB
  • Max. config hybrid: 1 TB
  • Card reader: Optional


  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: Dual-layer DVD burner, DVD Super Multi, BD Combo, Blu-ray burner

Optical Drive

  • USB: 8
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • SATA: 6
  • eSATA: 1
  • FireWire 400: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm headphone: 2
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 2
  • 3.5mm surround sound: 4
  • Digital coaxial audio (S/PDIF): 1
  • Digital optical audio (S/PDIF): 1


  • Discrete audio card: Optional
  • Discrete audio brand / model: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium, Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme


  • Wi-Fi: Optional
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Optional
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR


  • Liquid cooling options: CPU
  • PSU wattage: 875 W


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