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Alienware launches its Aurora gaming desktop PC

For the hardest of hardcore gamers
Tue Dec 13 2011, 17:06

GAMING PC MAKER Alienware has launched its Aurora gaming PC that uses the latest Intel X79 chipset.

The Aurora is aimed at enthusiast gamers and comes jam packed with the latest hardware up to an Intel Core i7-3960X six-core processor that is factory overclocked to 4.2GHz. It's liquid cooled and the firm claims it's the "most advanced gaming desktop ever made".

Alienware Aurora Gaming PC

"The PC gaming industry continues to grow rapidly, and our customers are demanding systems that can keep up with the most graphic-intensive games on the market," said Arthur Lewis, VP of product management at Alienware. "Alienware Aurora, our most advanced gaming desktop ever, delivers an experience that will exceed the expectations of any serious gamer."

Alienware offers a wide range of graphics card options from a single 1GB AMD Radeon HD 6870 up to a dual 2GB AMD Radeon HD 6950 cards configuration with Crossfirex. The Aurora caters for performance tinkering with an unlocked BIOS.

Rounding off the specifications is a choice of 8GB or 16GB of quad channel 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and a traditional hard drive with up to 2TB capacity. For extra performance users can upgrade to a 256GB or 512GB solid state disk (SSD) drive.

Alienware products do tend to come accompanied by a high price tag and the Aurora is no exception, as it is priced at £1,999 for the least expensive configuration. µ


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