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Dell rollout LGA 2011-based Alienware Aurora desktops, plan to take over the world

Dell throws a new Alienware desktop into the battle, Aurora model R4 sports Intel's latest Sandy Bri

Anthony Garreffa | Dec 15, 2011 at 8:29 pm CST (0 mins, 44 secs time to read)

Dell's Alienware team have today launched an updated Aurora gaming desktop, which is based on Intel's latest Sandy Bridge-E platform. It is known as model R4 and uses the ALX mid-tower chassis.

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It also features a liquid-cooled Core i7-3930K or i7-3960X, up to 32GB of RAM, up to a 2TB hard drive and/or up to a 512GB solid-state drive, and right up to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 GPU or two AMD Radeon HD 6950's in CrossFire.

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The new desktop can be specced to handle one or two optical drives, a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio or Titanium Audio card, and of course, runs Windows 7. Alienware's Aurora R3 starts at $2,199 and can be found here.

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The case definitely looks mighty fine, wouldn't mind checking out one of these myself just for the case. Very, very swish.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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