Alienware Aurora R10

Alienware Aurora R10 Review: Details Consumers Should Know About This Powerful AMD Gaming PC

It’s time for some serious gaming with the new Aurora Ryzen Edition of Dell’s Alienware desktop series. Forget about Intel and start playing your favorite games with an AMD processor. The Alienware Aurora R10 gets its name from its AMD Ryzen processor and configurations start out with a Ryzen 5 3600 hexa-core processor with the lowest priced option.

The chassis is available with either two or three unique programmable zones depending on whether you get the “Dark Side of the Moon” or “Lunar Light” version. The Dark Side version has 2 unique programmable zones and the Lunar Light version has three. Altogether, there are literally 16.8-million distinct colors.

It’s a step-up from its predecessors, the R5 and R8, and comes with some nice graphics options, including OC-Ready NVIDIA GeForce RTX Super (2080) with 8GB / GDDR6. Even if you just opt for the cheapest option, you’ll still get AMD Radeon RX (5600) 6GB GDDR6.

Get higher bandwidth with the Alienware Aurora R10 thanks to PCI-Express 4.0 technology, which makes up to 2x more the bandwidth accessible to the graphics card, or any other component that requires bandwidth in order to provide better performance.

Alienware Aurora R10 USB Ports

There are multiple USB ports of every variety, so all of your charging and syncing needs will be taking care of. There is both a Type-C and Type-A (USB 3.1 Gen. 1) with PowerShare technology. Many of these ports are located on the front for convenient access.

The cheapest configuration of this gaming tower includes an AMD Ryzen 5 (3500) processor with 6-cores with a maximum boost clock of 4.1-GHz / 16MB L3 cache. For the OS, you can Windows 10 Home (64-bit) pre-installed and ready to go. The lowest-priced storage option is a 1TB SATA 7200-RPM (6Gb/s). You can go all the way up to 1TB of superfast SSD – M.2 PCIe NVMe. Get anywhere from 8GB of memory – HyperX FURY XMP (2666-MHz) to 16GB of dual-channel memory – also HyperX Fury XMP.

The Alienware Aurora R10 comes with 4-DIMM memory slots and either a Low-Proifile “Smart Cooling” Heatsink Solution or High-Performance “Liquid Cooling” for the thermal technology. Depending on which thermal technology solution you choose, your desktop will come with either a 550-Watt power supply or 850-Watt power supply (Multi-GPU Approved). The audio and speaker setup includes internal High-Def 7.1 +2 “performance audio”.

Now that you have an idea of what all the Alienware Aurora R10 comes with, you can start ordering this powerful AMD Ryzen Edition gaming desktop. Dell offers some very helpful financing solutions to help online shoppers afford their dream computer and accessories.