Dell Alienware Aurora R2 AAR2-1222CSB launched

Monday, February 14, 2011, 11:40 by Tech Correspondent

Dell has launched a new Alienware series desktop named Dell Alienware Aurora R2 AAR2-1222CSB priced at $1,499.99.

The Dell Alienware Aurora R2 AAR2-1222CSB runs on Intel 2.8 GHz i5-760 quad core processor. As you’d expect of the gaming brand, Dell Alienware Aurora R2 AAR2-1222CSB packs in ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics processors and 1 GB of DDR5 video memory which should let you run your fast-paced games smoothly. (Read our pick of Top Gaming Laptops in India.)

Further, the desktop is preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium operating system and comes integrated with ATI CrossFireX and DirectX 11. The Alienware Aurora also poses PCI Express expansion slots.

dell alienware aurora r2 aar2-1222csb photo

Photo: Dell Alienware Aurora R2 AAR2-1222CSB

The desktop has 6GB of RAM and a whopping 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive. Further, it comes with 3.46 GHz with Turbo Boost technology and includes 8MB of L3 CACHE. It has integrated Ethernet and a 24x multi format DVD drive. Moreover, you get 8 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port with the desktop. It also supports PCI Express expansion slots and a 7.1 channel audio output.

With dimension of 9.84 x 25.39 x 16.77 inches, the Alienware Aurora R2 AAR2-1222CSB desktop weighs 66.3 pounds. Buyers get one year limited warranty with the desktop.

Meanwhile, Dell will soon be discontinuing the production of its Dell Adamo ultra-thin laptop. According to CNET, Dell will produce a new ultrathin laptop within the next 6 months. The company said that its new ultra thin laptop will bear an Inspiron, XPS, or Alienware brand name rather than Adamo.