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Compare Dell XPS 8940 11th vs Alienware Aurora R12

Price

MSRP
600 USD
1180 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Capacity

Interior Volume
19 L
33.8 L

Connectivity

Expansion Slot
2x SATA slots for 2.5-inch HDD + 1x SATA slot for 3.5 inch HDD + 3x PCIe expansion slots (x1, x4, x16) + 4x DIMM slots (supports up to 128GB)
PCI Express
3x PCIe (x1, x4, x16)
Ports
[Front] 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 2x USB 2.0 + 1x HDMI 1.4 + 1x DisplayPort 1.2 + 1x RJ45 Gigabit + 1x Audio ports (5.1-channel, 3 mini jacks) | [Rear] 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen1 + 3x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 1x Headphone
[Front] 6x USB 2.0 + 3x USB 3.2 Gen1 + 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 + 1x USB-C 3.2 Gen2 + 1x TOSLINK + 1x Coaxial + 1x RJ45 Gigabit LAN + 1x Microphone + 1x Line In + 1x Line Out + 1x Center/Sub + 1x Rear Surround + 1x Side Surround | [Rear] 3x USB 3.2 Gen1 (1x Powers
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi 6 + Bluetooth 5.1 or WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.1
WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0

Construction

Colors
Night Sky or Mineral White
Lunar Light or Dark Side of the Moon
Form Factor
Mini ATX tower desktop computer

Dimensions

Size | Depth
308 mm / 12.13 inch
431.9 mm / 17 inch
Size | Height
367 mm / 14.45 inch
481.6 mm / 18.9 inch
Size | Width
169 mm / 6.65 inch
222.8 mm / 8.8 inch
Weight
From 6.3 kg / 13.89 lbs
17.8 kg / 39.2 lbs (max)

Function

Audio
Realtek
Internal High-Definition 7.1+2 Performance Audio
Chipset
Intel Z490
Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 730 or 750, or NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 2GB GDDR5, GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB GDDR6, GTX 1660 SUPER 6GB GDDR6, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6, RTX 2060 SUPER or AMD Radeon RX 5300 3GB GDDR6, RX 5600 6GB GDDR6, RX 5700 8GB GDDR6, or RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6
AMD Radeon RX 5600 6GB, RX 5700 8GB, RX 5700XT 8GB, or RX 6800XT 16GB, or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB, GTX 1660 SUPER 6GB, GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, RTX 2060 SUPER 8GB, RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB, RTX 2080 Ti 11GB, RTX 3060 Ti 8GB, RTX 3060 121
Operating System
Windows 10
Windows 10
Optical Disc
Tray-load DVD writer or Blu-Ray writer
Processor
11th-gen Intel Core i5-11400, i5-11600K, i7-11700, i7-11700K, i9-11900, or i9-11900K
11th-gen Intel Core i5-11400F, i5-11600KF, i7-11700F, i7-11700KF, i9-11900F, or i9-11900KF Rocket Lake
RGB Lighting
2 (Dark Side of the Moon) or 4 (Lunar Light) unique programmable zones with up to 16.8 million distinct colors

Performance

Memory | Capacity
Up to 128 GB (4x DIMMs)
Up to 128 GB (4x DIMMs)
Memory | Type
DDR4 2666MHz or 2933MHz
DDR4 XMP 2666, 2933, 3200, or 3400 MHz
Power Supply
500 W
550 W or 1000 W
Storage
2x 2.5" SATA + 1x 3.5" + 1x Optical Drive: SATA Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD + 2TB 7200RPM SATA
Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD (Boot) + 2TB 7200RPM SATA

Production

Accessory
Dell Multimedia Keyboard-KB216 Black, Dell Wired Mouse Black
Mouse: Dell Alienware Optical Mouse MS116AW
Availability
2020-07
Debut
2020-07-09
2019-11
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