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Summary of Content for Dell Alienware Aurora R15 Desktop Setup Guide PDF

Alienware Aurora R15 Setup and Specifications

Regulatory Model: D30M Regulatory Type: D30M004 October 2022 Rev. A00

Notes, cautions, and warnings

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your product.

CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.

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Contents

Chapter 1: Set up your computer............................................................................................................. 4

Chapter 2: Views of Alienware Aurora R15............................................................................................8 Front......................................................................................................................................................................................8 Back.......................................................................................................................................................................................9 Back panel...........................................................................................................................................................................10

Chapter 3: Specifications of Alienware Aurora R15............................................................................. 12 Dimensions and weight.......................................................................................................................................................12 Processor............................................................................................................................................................................. 12 Chipset................................................................................................................................................................................ 14 Operating system................................................................................................................................................................14 Memory............................................................................................................................................................................... 14 Ports and connectors.......................................................................................................................................................... 15 Ethernet...............................................................................................................................................................................16 Wireless module..................................................................................................................................................................16 Storage................................................................................................................................................................................ 16 Video................................................................................................................................................................................... 17

Video port resolution.................................................................................................................................................... 19 Audio................................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Power ratings......................................................................................................................................................................22 Operating and storage environment.................................................................................................................................22

Chapter 4: Alienware Command Center...............................................................................................24

Chapter 5: Getting help and contacting Alienware............................................................................. 25

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Set up your computer NOTE: The images in this document may differ from your computer depending on the configuration you ordered.

1. Connect the wired keyboard and mouse to suitable ports. To connect a wireless keyboard and mouse, see the instructions on how to connect in the documentation that ships with the wireless keyboard and mouse.

2. Connect to your network using an Ethernet cable. Wired network:

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Wireless network:

Alternatively, connect an external antenna during setup, to improve the memory performance and connect to the wireless network while setting up your operating system. For more information on how to connect and placement of antenna, see the Antenna Installation Guide at www.dell.com/support.

3. Connect the display. For more information about setting up the display, see the documentation that is shipped with your display.

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NOTE: Connect the display to the discrete graphics card of your computer.

4. Connect the power cable to the computer and then connect it to the wall outlet. CAUTION: If you are using a 1350 W Power-Supply Unit (PSU), connect the power cable to a Power Distribution Unit (PDU) 16 A, and then connect the PDU to the wall outlet.

5. Press the power button at the front of computer to turn on the computer.

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Views of Alienware Aurora R15

Front

1. Power button (Alien head)

Press to turn on the computer if it is turned off, in sleep state, or in hibernate state.

Press to put the computer in sleep state if it is turned on.

When the computer is turned on, press the power button to put the computer into sleep state; press and hold the power button for four seconds to force shut-down the computer.

NOTE: You can customize the power-button behavior in Windows. For more information, see Me and My Dell at www.dell.com/support/manuals.

2. Headset port

Connect headphones or a headset (headphone and microphone combo).

3. USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2)

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps.

4. USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers.

Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. PowerShare enables you to charge connected USB devices. NOTE: Deep Sleep is enabled by default. Disable Deep Sleep at the BIOS setup to enable PowerShare feature on your computer.

NOTE: PowerShare enables you to charge your USB devices even when your computer is turned off.

5. USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with PowerShare

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers.

Provides data transfer speed up to 10 Gbps. Supports Power Delivery that enables two-way power supply between devices. Provides up to 15 W power output that enables faster charging. PowerShare enables you to charge connected USB devices.

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NOTE: Deep Sleep is enabled by default. Disable Deep Sleep at the BIOS setup to enable PowerShare feature on your computer.

NOTE: PowerShare enables you to charge your USB devices even when your computer is turned off.

Back

1. Back panel

Connect USB, audio, video, and other devices.

2. PCI-Express X16

Connect a PCI-Express graphics card for optimal graphics performance.

3. PCI-Express X4 slot

Connect a PCI-Express card such as audio, network, or expansion card to enhance the capabilities of your computer.

4. PCI-Express X4 slot

Connect a PCI-Express card such as audio, network, or expansion card to enhance the capabilities of your computer.

5. Power-adapter port

Connect a power adapter to provide power to your computer.

6. Power-supply diagnostics light

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Indicates the power-supply state.

7. Integrated external SMA antenna connectors

Connect the external antenna to improve the memory performance of your computer.

8. Service Tag label

The Service Tag is a unique alphanumeric identifier that enables Dell service technicians to identify the hardware components in your computer and access warranty information.

9. Padlock rings

Attach a standard padlock to prevent unauthorized access to the interior of your computer.

10. Side panel release latch

Pull the latch to quickly release the side panel from your computer.

11. Security-cable slot (for Kensington locks)

Connect a security cable to prevent unauthorized movement of your computer.

Back panel

1. Hard-drive activity light

The activity light turns on when the computer reads from or writes to the hard drive.

2. Optical S/PDIF port

Connect an amplifier, speakers, or a TV for digital audio output through an optical cable.

3. Rear L/R surround port

Connect audio-output devices such as speakers and amplifiers. In a 5.1 or 7.1 speaker channel setup, connect the rear-left and rear-right speakers.

4. Side L/R surround port

Connect audio-output devices such as speakers and amplifiers. In a 7.1 speaker channel setup, connect the side-left and side-right speakers.

5. Microphone port

Connect an external microphone to provide sound input.

6. USB 2.0 ports (2)

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 480 Mbps.

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7. USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers.

Provides data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps.

8. USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C port

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 20 Gbps.

9. USB 2.0 ports with Smart Power On (2)

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 480 Mbps.

NOTE: Deep Sleep is enabled by default. Disable Deep Sleep at the BIOS setup to enable Smart Power On feature on your computer.

NOTE: Smart Power On is the ability to wake a system from S0ix, S4, and S5 sleep states with a move of a mouse or press of a key on the keyboard.

NOTE: This port does not support video/audio streaming or power delivery.

10. Network port (with lights)

Connect an Ethernet (RJ-45) cable from a router or a broadband modem for network or Internet access.

The two lights next to the connector indicate the connectivity status and network activity.

11. USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2)

Connect devices such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps.

12. Front L/R surround line-out port

Connect audio-output devices such as speakers and amplifiers. In a 2.1 speaker channel setup, connect the left and right speakers. In a 5.1 or a 7.1 speaker channel setup, connect the front-left and front-right speakers.

13. Line-in port

Connect recording or playback devices such as a microphone or CD player.

14. Center/subwoofer LFE surround port

Connect the center speaker or the subwoofer.

NOTE: For more information about the speaker setup, refer the documentation that shipped with the speakers.

15. Coaxial S/PDIF port

Connect an amplifier, speakers, or a TV for digital audio output through a coaxial cable.

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Specifications of Alienware Aurora R15

Dimensions and weight The following table lists the height, width, depth, and weight of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 1. Dimensions and weight Description Values

Height:

Front height 510 mm (20.08 in.)

Rear height 510 mm (20.08 in.)

Width 225 mm (8.86 in.)

Depth 529 mm (20.83 in.) (without cable cover) 589 mm (23.19 in.) (with cable cover)

Weight (maximum) 16.87 kg (37.19 lb)

NOTE: The weight of your computer depends on the configuration ordered and manufacturing variability.

Processor The following table lists the details of the processors supported by your Alienware Aurora R15.

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Table 2. Processor Description Option one Option two Option three Option four Option five Option six

Processor type 13th Generation Intel Core i5-13600K

13th Generation Intel Core i5-13600KF

13th Generation Intel Core i7-13700K

13th Generation Intel Core i7-13700KF

13th

Generation Intel Core i9-13900K

13th

Generation Intel Core i9-13900KF

Processor wattage

125 W 125 W 125 W 125 W 125 W 125 W

Processor total core count

14 14 16 16 24 24

Performance- cores

6 6 8 8 8 8

Efficient-cores 8 8 8 8 16 16

Processor total thread counts

NOTE: Intel Hyper- Threading Technology is only available on Performance -cores.

20 20 24 24 32 32

Processor speed 3.50 GHz to 5.10 GHz

3.50 GHz to 5.10 GHz

3.40 GHz to 5.40 GHz

3.40 GHz to 5.40 GHz

3 GHz to 5.80 GHz

3 GHz to 5.80 GHz

Performance-cores frequency

Processor base frequency

3.50 GHz 3.50 GHz 3.40 GHz 3.40 GHz 3 GHz 3 GHz

Maximum turbo frequency (single core)

5.10 GHz 5.10 GHz 5.40 GHz 5.40 GHz 5.80 GHz 5.80 GHz

Efficient-cores frequency

Processor base frequency

2.60 GHz 2.60 GHz 2.50 GHz 2.50 GHz 2.20 GHz 2.20 GHz

Maximum turbo frequency

3.90 GHz 3.90 GHz 4.20 GHz 4.20 GHz 4.30 GHz 4.30 GHz

Processor cache 24 MB 24 MB 30 MB 30 MB 36 MB 36 MB

Integrated graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 770

Not applicable Intel UHD Graphics 770

Not applicable Intel UHD Graphics 770

Not applicable

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Chipset The following table lists the details of the chipset supported by your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 3. Chipset Description Values

Chipset Intel Z690

Processor 13th Generation Intel Core i5/i7/i9

DRAM bus width 128-bit

Flash EPROM 32 MB

PCIe bus Up to Gen5

Operating system Your Alienware Aurora R15 supports the following operating systems:

Windows 11 Pro, 64-bit Windows 11 Home, 64-bit

Memory The following table lists the memory specifications of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 4. Memory specifications Description Values

Memory slots Two

Memory type DDR5

Memory speed Up to 4800 MHz/5200 MHz (XMP)

Maximum memory configuration 64 GB

Minimum memory configuration 8 GB

Memory size per slot 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB

Memory configurations supported 8 GB, 1 x 8 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz 16 GB, 1x 16 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz 16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz, dual-channel 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz, dual-channel 64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR5, 4800 MHz, dual-channel 16 GB, 1 x 16 GB, DDR5, 5200 MHz, XMP 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR5, 5200 MHz, dual-channel, XMP 64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR5, 5200 MHz, dual-channel, XMP

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Ports and connectors The following table lists the external and internal ports available on your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 5. Ports and connectors Description Values

External:

Network One RJ-45 port

USB Front ports Two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports One USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare One USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with PowerShare Rear ports Two USB 2.0 ports Two USB 2.0 ports with Smart Power On One USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port Two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports One USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C port

Audio One headset port - 3.5 mm Universal audio jack One optical S/PDIF port - Optical One coaxial S/PDIF port - RCA One audio input/microphone port - 3.5 mm, 6 stack One line-in port - 3.5 mm, 6 stack One center/subwoofer LFE surround port - 3.5 mm, 6 stack One front L/R surround line-out port - 3.5 mm, 6 stack One rear L/R surround port - 3.5 mm, 6 stack One side L/R surround port - 3.5 mm, 6 stack

Video Supported through discrete GPU

Media-card reader Not supported

Power port 110 V/220 V

Security One security-cable slot (wedge-shaped) One padlock slot

Internal:

PCIe expansion card slots One PCIe x16 mechanical/x16 electrical Gen5 slot Two PCIe Gen3 x4 slots

mSATA Not supported

SATA Two

M.2 One M.2 2230 slot for WiFi and Bluetooth combo card Two M.2 2230/2280 card slots for solid-state drive

NOTE: To learn more about the features of different types of M.2 cards, see the knowledge base article 000144170.

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Ethernet The following table lists the wired Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) specifications of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 6. Ethernet specifications Description Values

Model number Killer E3100G Ethernet controller integrated on the system board

Transfer rate 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps

Wireless module The following table lists the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) module specifications of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 7. Wireless module specifications Description Option one Option two Option three

Model number Intel AX210 Intel Killer AX1675x Realtek RTL8852BE

Transfer rate Up to 2400 Mbps Up to 2400 Mbps Up to 1201 Mbps

Frequency bands supported 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6 GHz 2.4 GHz/5 GHz/6 GHz 2.4 GHz/5 GHz

Wireless standards WiFi 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi 4 (WiFi 802.11n) Wi-Fi 5 (WiFi 802.11ac) Wi-Fi 6E (WiFi 802.11ax)

WiFi 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi 4 (WiFi 802.11n) Wi-Fi 5 (WiFi 802.11ac) Wi-Fi 6E (WiFi 802.11ax)

WiFi 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi 4 (WiFi 802.11n) Wi-Fi 5 (WiFi 802.11ac) Wi-Fi 6 (WiFi 802.11ax)

Encryption 64-bit/128-bit WEP AES-CCMP TKIP

64-bit/128-bit WEP AES-CCMP TKIP

64-bit/128-bit WEP AES-CCMP TKIP

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth 5.2 Bluetooth 5.2

Storage This section lists the storage options on your Alienware Aurora R15.

Your Alienware Aurora R15 supports one of the following storage configurations: Up to two M.2 2230 or M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe solid-state drives Up to two M.2 2230 or M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe solid-state drives + one 3.5-inch hard drive The SSD slot 1 of your computer is the primary drive.

Table 8. Storage specifications Storage type Interface type Capacity

One M.2 2230 solid-state drive PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe, up to 64 Gbps Up to 256 GB

One M.2 2280 solid-state drive PCIe Gen4 x4 NVMe, up to 64 Gbps Up to 4 TB

One 3.5-inch hard drive SATA AHCI 6 Gbps Up to 2 TB

Two 2.5-inch hard drives SATA AHCI 6 Gbps Up to 2 TB

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Table 8. Storage specifications (continued)

Storage type Interface type Capacity

NOTE: 3.5-inch hard drive can be changed to two 2.5-inch hard drives by purchasing the conversion kit from Dell sales agent.

Video The following table lists the detailed discrete graphics specifications of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 9. Discrete graphics specifications Discrete graphics

Controller Number of cards

External display support

Memory size Memory type PCIe version Power consumption

Recommended PSU

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT

1 One DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

4 GB GDDR6 4 100 W >= 400 W

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

8 GB GDDR6 4 162.50 W >= 500 W

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

12 GB GDDR6 4 230 W >= 650 W

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

16 GB GDDR6 4 300 W >= 750 W

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

16 GB GDDR6 4 300 W >= 750 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

8 GB GDDR6 4 120 W >= 500 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

12 GB GDDR6 4 170 W >= 500 W

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Table 9. Discrete graphics specifications (continued)

Discrete graphics

Controller Number of cards

External display support

Memory size Memory type PCIe version Power consumption

Recommended PSU

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

8 GB GDDR6 4 200 W >= 650 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

8 GB GDDR6 4 220 W >= 650 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

8 GB GDDR6X 4 290 W >= 750 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

10 GB GDDR6X 4 320 W >= 750 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

12 GB GDDR6X 4 350 W >= 750 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

24 GB GDDR6X 4 350 W >= 750 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

24 GB GDDR6X 4 450 W >= 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090

1 Three DisplayPort 1.4 ports, One HDMI 2.1 port

24 GB GDDR6X 4 450 W >= 1000 W

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Video port resolution The following table lists the video port resolution for your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 10. Video port resolution Graphics card Video ports Maximum supported resolution

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort - 8K at 120 Hz (DSC) HDMI - 8K at 60 Hz (DSC)

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort - 8K at 120 Hz (DSC) HDMI - 8K at 60 Hz (DSC)

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort - 8K at 120 Hz (DSC) HDMI - 8K at 60 Hz (DSC)

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort - 8K at 120 Hz (DSC) HDMI - 8K at 60 Hz (DSC)

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort - 8K at 120 Hz (DSC) HDMI - 8K at 60 Hz (DSC)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port Maximum pixel clock2: Up to 2660

megapixels per second Maximum raw bandwidth3: 32.40

Gbps DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz

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Table 10. Video port resolution (continued)

Graphics card Video ports Maximum supported resolution

3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

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Table 10. Video port resolution (continued)

Graphics card Video ports Maximum supported resolution

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Three DisplayPort 1.4a1

One HDMI 2.1 port DisplayPort: 7680 x 4320 at 120 Hz4

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz5

7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz6

5120 x 3200 at 60 Hz7

5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz7

HDMI: 7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz 4096 x 2160 at 120 Hz

1 DisplayPort 1.2 certifies, DisplayPort 1.3/1.4 ready 2 Depending on GPU resources applied to the port 3 Maximum raw bandwidth represents the raw bandwidth of four lanes of HBR3 4 Requires two DisplayPort 1.4a links and DSC compression 5 Requires either a single DisplayPort 1.4a link with DSC compression or two DP links with no compression 6 Using DSC compression 7 Uncompressed

Audio The following table lists the audio specifications of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 11. Audio specifications Description Values

Audio type Integrated 7.1 channel audio with S/PDIF port

Audio controller Realtek ALC1220

Internal audio interface High-definition audio

External audio interface 7.1 audio 6-connector stack of retaskable audio ports

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Table 11. Audio specifications (continued)

Description Values

Optical S/PDIF Coaxial S/PDIF Headset

Power ratings The following table lists the power rating specifications of Alienware Aurora R15.

Table 12. Power ratings Description Option one Option two

Type 750 W SFFX Platinum 1350 W SFFX Platinum

Input voltage 90 VAC - 264 VAC 90 VAC - 264 VAC

Input frequency 47 Hz - 63 Hz 47 Hz - 63 Hz

Input current (maximum) 10 A 16 A

Output current (continuous) Operating: 12 VA - 36 A 12 VB - 27 A 12 VC - 36 A Standby: 12 VA - 1.50 A 12 VB - 5 A 12 VC - 0 A

Operating: 12 VA - 42 A 12 VB - 36 A 12 VC - 72 A Standby: 12 VA - 1.50 A 12 VB - 5 A 12 VC - 0 A

Rated output voltage 12 VA 12 VB 12 VC

12 VA 12 VB 12 VC

Temperature range

Operating 5C to 45C (41F to 113F) 5C to 45C (41F to 113F)

Storage -40C to 70C (-40F to 158F) -40C to 70C (-40F to 158F)

Operating and storage environment This table lists the operating and storage specifications of your Alienware Aurora R15.

Airborne contaminant level: G1 as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985

Table 13. Computer environment Description Operating Storage

Temperature range 10C to 35C (50F to 95F) -40C to 65C (-40F to 149F)

Relative humidity (maximum) 20% to 80% (non-condensing) 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Vibration (maximum)* 0.26 GRMS 1.37 GRMS

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Table 13. Computer environment (continued)

Description Operating Storage

Shock (maximum) 40 G for 2 ms with a change in velocity of 20 in./s (51 cm/s)

105 G for 2 ms with a change in velocity of 52.50 in./s (133 cm/s)

Altitude range -15.20 m to 3,048 m (-49.87 ft to 10,000 ft)

-15.20 m to 10,668 m (-49.87 ft to 35,000 ft)

CAUTION: Operating and storage temperature ranges may differ among components, so operating or storing the device outside these ranges may impact the performance of specific components.

* Measured using a random vibration spectrum that simulates user environment.

Measured using a 2 ms half-sine pulse.

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Alienware Command Center Alienware Command Center (AWCC) provides a single interface to customize and enhance the gaming experience. The AWCC dashboard displays most recently played or added games, and provides game-specific information, themes, profiles, and access to computer settings. You can quickly access settings such as game-specific profiles and themes, lighting, macros, and audio that are critical to the gaming experience.

AWCC also supports AlienFX 2.0. AlienFX enables you to create, assign, and share game-specific lighting maps to enhance the gaming experience. It also enables you to create your own individual lighting effects and apply them to the computer or attached peripherals. AWCC embeds Peripheral Controls to ensure a unified experience and the ability to link these settings to your computer or game.

This computer features the following AlienFX lighting zones:

Alienhead power button Bezel ring Bezel ambient Alienware wordmark (only on certain configurations) Internal chassis (only on certain configurations) Liquid cooler pump (only on certain configurations) Fan (only on certain configurations)

NOTE: Information about the location of AlienFX lighting zones on your computer is available in AWCC.

AWCC supports the following features:

FX: Create and manage the AlienFX zones. Fusion: Includes the ability to adjust game-specific Power Management, Sound Management, and Thermal Management features. Peripheral Management: Enables peripherals to appear in and be managed in Alienware Command Center. Supports key

peripheral settings and associates with other functions such as profiles, macros, AlienFX, and game library.

AWCC also supports Sound Management, Thermal Controls, CPU, GPU, Memory (RAM) monitoring. For more information about AWCC, see the Alienware Command Center Online Help or search in the Knowledge Base Resource at www.dell.com/support.

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Getting help and contacting Alienware

Self-help resources You can get information and help on Alienware products and services using these online self-help resources:

Table 14. Alienware products and online self-help resources Self-help resources Resource location

Information about Alienware products and services www.alienware.com

My Dell app

Tips

Contact Support In Windows search, type Contact Support, and press Enter.

Online help for operating system www.dell.com/support/windows

Access top solutions, diagnostics, drivers and downloads, and learn more about your computer through videos, manuals and documents.

Your Alienware computer is uniquely identified by a Service Tag or Express Service Code. To view relevant support resources for your Dell computer, enter the Service Tag or Express Service Code at www.dell.com/support.

For more information on how to find the Service Tag for your computer, see Locate the Service Tag on your computer.

VR Support www.dell.com/VRsupport

Videos providing step-by-step instructions to service your computer

www.youtube.com/alienwareservices

Contacting Alienware To contact Alienware for sales, technical support, or customer service issues, see www.alienware.com.

NOTE: Availability varies by country/region and product, and some services may not be available in your country/region.

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Manualsnet FAQs

If you want to find out how the Alienware Dell works, you can view and download the Dell Alienware Aurora R15 Desktop Setup Guide on the Manualsnet website.

Yes, we have the Setup Guide for Dell Alienware as well as other Dell manuals. All you need to do is to use our search bar and find the user manual that you are looking for.

The Setup Guide should include all the details that are needed to use a Dell Alienware. Full manuals and user guide PDFs can be downloaded from Manualsnet.com.

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