Dell and its Alienware subsidiary have launched a number of new gaming PCs, monitors, and accessories at the Gamescom 2019 exhibition in Cologne, Germany. The new lineup includes two new gaming desktops, a number of monitors including the world’s first 55-inch OLED gaming display, and a variety of gaming keyboards and mice. The Alienware Arena online gaming community is also being refreshed in time for its 10th anniversary. Starting with the new Alienware Aurora, this compact gaming desktop adopts the company’s “Legend” design identity with all-new industrial design that aims to maximise airflow and make upgrades quick and easy.
Designed for esports enthusiasts, the new Alienware Aurora is available in Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon colour options. The company promises tool-free upgradeability and a large variety of options when it comes to internal components. The CPU options are all from Intel’s 9th Gen Core family, ranging from a Core i3-9100 to the Core i9-9900K. RAM options go up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR4-3200, and storage goes up to a 2TB NVMe SSD plus a 2TB 7200rpm hard drive. Both AMD and Nvidia GPU options are mentioned, with the highest-end configuration being two GeForce RTX 2080 GPUs in SLI mode.
Multiple USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A and Type-C ports can be found on the front and rear, as well as optical and coaxial S/PDIF audio outputs, Gigabit Ethernet, and Wi-Fi. The available configurations might vary from country to country. Alienware’s Command Center software is used to control power profiles thermal management, RGB LEDs, and macros. The starting price in the US will be $969.99 (approximately Rs. 66,348).