Tonight, Dell Malaysia has revealed a couple of hardware refresh coming in for the content creator-focused XPS Desktop and gamer’s best friend Alienware Aurora R12.

Dell XPS Desktop

For those not too keen on the Dell desktop ecosystem, the XPS Desktop is about simplicity and performance alone with a minimalist design, expandable chassis and high level of computing power. With newly integrated 11th gen Intel Core CPUs that can go up to top tier i9 with GPUs reaching the RTX 3070 or RX 5700 XT, the rig can be fitted to run extreme tasks with the appropriate hardware. On top of that, the new Killer AX1650i based on Intel Wi-Fi 6 automatically prioritizes traffic to fit the application usage alongside guaranteeing blazing fast transfer speed, easily noticeable when moving files locally. The casing itself has also been reoptimized yet again that is able to easily fit 4 HDDs while pertaining the tool-less backplane slots for easy installation of PCIe devices

Alienware Aurora R12

Meanwhile, the Alienware Aurora R12 is still maintaining the tubular front panel shape with black or white colors forming the base rig with flashy blue hues lighting up the rest for the signature “alien” feel. Also using the new 11th gen Intel Core CPU and NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics cards, this may be you’re the most suitable choice for you if you are looking into pre-built gaming rigs that are flashy and has the latest gaming hardware since you can’t find them in normal prices individually anyway.

Here’s a simple summary of the starting specs alongside the prices for both machines.

Alienware Aurora R12

XPS Desktop


Intel Core i5-11400

Intel Core i5-11400





NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB



512GB NVMe + 1TB HDD

512GB NVMe


From RM6699

From RM 3699

While the starting specs can be a bit daunting but if you have the cash now you still have the choice to customize and upgrade some aspects for a better experience.


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