Alienware Aurora - Compact, Powerful Desktop

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Alienware Aurora - Compact, Powerful Desktop
New at Alienware Aurora Desktop Computer
Posted: 10/1/09Expired
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Take a look at the new Alienware Aurora desktop PC on This all new design is sleek, powerful, upgradeable and compact, and may be your ticket to dominating in the latest computer games.

The Alienware Aurora is sleek, with its cool industrial design. It is powerful, with high-end processors and graphics cards. It is very easy to upgrade with tool-less access to many of the core components. Past Alienware desktops were generally quite large, but this is nice and compact due to a MicroATX case.

This computer is lightning fast, due to quad core Intel Core i7 processors. Digital media applications and games will really fly with these high-performance CPUs.

Further boosting gaming performance are options for dual graphics cards. Whether you are a fan of Radeon or GeForce graphics chips, you can get your top-power choice with options for ATI CrossFireX or nVidia SLI dual graphics.

Another top feature of the Alienware Aurora is the revolutionary design of the hardware itself. It is Alienware's most upgradeable MicroATX desktop ever, and provides easy access to the inside for fast upgrades. It is also very sturdy and good looking, while providing improved airflow. It even includes Alienware High-Performance Liquid Cooling, for efficient cooling, better overclocking and silence (it is twice as quiet as standard heatsinks and fans.)

This computer starts at $1299, despite its jaw-dropping performance. It is packed with power, and upgradeable to the ultimate performance options, as described below.

By default it comes with a 2.66GHz Intel Core i7 920 (8MB Cache) Quad Core Processor. It can be upgraded as high as the Overclocked 3.6GHz Intel Core i7 975 Extreme.

It also comes with a single 1.8GB nVidia GeForce GTX 260 192 Core standard. It can be upgraded to dual 1.8GB nVidia GeForce GTX 260 192 Core SLI Enabled graphics cards. For the ultimate performance with DirectX 11 support, you can upgrade to Dual 1GB GDDR5 ATI Radeon HD 5870 Crossfire Enabled graphics cards.

It comes with 3GB of triple channel DDR3 memory at 1067MHz. It can be upgraded as high as 24GB of triple channel DDR3 memory at 1333MHz.

It comes with a 500GB 7200RPM SATA-II hard drive. It can be upgraded to dual 1.5TB 7200RPM hard drives or dual 300GB 10,000RPM hard drives. The disk system can also be upgraded to 2TB of RAID. It comes in your choice of RAID 0 (High Performance), RAID 1 (High Performance with Data Security) or RAID 1+0 (Secure Performance RAID).

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