Alienware Aurora

  • Alienware Aurora
72
Based on 7 scores, 8 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Uses dual video cards.
  • Impressive styling.
  • Customizable lighting.

Cons:

  • Not a top performer.
  • Can be loud.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Good Gear Guide on 70

There's no doubt that the Alienware Aurora is a great gaming PC. It's fast and interesting, and definitely fun to use. However, it's very expensive. You pay a hefty premium for features that not many other pre-built systems offer, such as...

By PC Mag on 70

Like an upscale gaming PC should be, the Alienware Aurora is built well and has the speed that you want when you kick the spurs. It's not the fastest system out there, but it certainly has a distinctive style....

By PCWorld on 80

The new Alienware Aurora is well-designed with a great case and a few neat features, but it’s a little pricey and doesn’t perform well in our performance tests. Alienware Aurora: Style Trumps Substance Alienware Aurora Review, by Alex Wawro...

By Tech2 on

This particular model evidently targets a very specific set of consumers. It is mainly for people who want a performance machine with good gaming capabilities. It’s not for someone looking for any run-of-the-mill gaming...

By PCWorld India on 93

The Dell Alienware Aurora gaming desktop PC is more than just the sum of its parts. It is a highly powerful machine which can be used for video-image editing and 3D rendering, apart from just gaming. Love it or hate it, what sets the Alienware Aurora...

By PC Authority on 50

Looks, accessories, features – the Aurora pretty much has it all... except for the price...

By About.com on 60

Jun 2 2009 - Alienwares Aurora is essentially a lower cost performance gaming platform. With this high end configuration, 3D graphics performance is quite strong thanks to the Radeon HD 4870 X2 graphics card, but it sacrifices general performance...

By About.com on 80

Pros: Affordable Price Tag, Smaller Desktop Tower, Core i7 Processor With Intel X58 Based Motherboard

Cons: Less Memory and Hard Drive Space In Standard Configuration, 525W Base Power Supply Not Suitable For SLI, Upgrades Quickly Increase Cost