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Alienware's Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop reconnects the Aurora line and AMD

Alienware Aurora R10 Ryzen Edition
Alienware Aurora R10 Ryzen Edition (Image credit: Dell)

What you need to know

  • Dell launched the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop today.
  • The desktop is available with up to a Ryzen 9 3950X and has a max boost speed of 4.7GHz.
  • The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop starts at $1,200 (opens in new tab).

Dell launched the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop today. The desktop is available with high-end specs that can be used by gamers and creators. It's the first time in more than 10 years that an Aurora PC has been powered by AMD processors. It's available from Dell starting at $1,200 (opens in new tab).

The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop introduces the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X, AMD's flagship 3rd generation processor. The Ryzen 9 3950X is a 16-core processor with a 64MB cache and a max boost speed of 4.7GHz. If you choose, you can also overclock the processor to increase performance. It is also the first Alienware or Dell desktop to support PCI-Express 4.0 technology.

On the graphics side of things, the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop is available with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB GDDR6. It also has up to a 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD for boot and a 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s for storage.

The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop comes with HyperX FURY DDR4 memory, which supports system builds up to 64GB. HyperX shared more information about the partnership earlier today.

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Sean Endicott
Sean Endicott

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  • The version with the Ryzen 9 3950X and high-end memory and GPU is; $4,429.99. Yowzer!