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Summary of Content for Dell Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 Desktop Setup Guide PDF

Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition Setup and Specifications

Regulatory Model: D23M Regulatory Type: D23M004 April 2022 Rev. A09

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Contents

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

Chapter 2: Views of Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition........................................................................... 7 Front...................................................................................................................................................................................... 7 Back.......................................................................................................................................................................................8 Back panel...........................................................................................................................................................................10

Chapter 3: Specifications of Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition.............................................................12 Dimensions and weight.......................................................................................................................................................12 Processors............................................................................................................................................................................ 12 Chipset.................................................................................................................................................................................13 Operating system................................................................................................................................................................ 13 Memory................................................................................................................................................................................13 Ports and connectors.......................................................................................................................................................... 14 Communications..................................................................................................................................................................15 Video................................................................................................................................................................................... 16 Audio................................................................................................................................................................................... 17 Storage................................................................................................................................................................................ 17 Power ratings.......................................................................................................................................................................17 Computer environment.......................................................................................................................................................18

Chapter 4: Alienware Command Center...............................................................................................19

Chapter 5: Getting help and contacting Alienware............................................................................. 20

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Set up your computer 1. Connect the keyboard and mouse.

2. Connect to your network using a cable, or connect to a wireless network.

3. Connect the display.

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NOTE: The DisplayPort on the back panel of your computer is covered. Connect the display to the discrete graphics card of your computer.

NOTE: If you have two graphics cards, the card installed in PCI-Express X16 (graphics slot 1) is the primary graphics card.

4. Connect the power cable.

5. Press the power button.

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Views of Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition

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. USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2)

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

3. USB 3.1 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.

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NOTE: Connected USB devices will not charge when the computer is turned off or in sleep state. To start charging connected devices, turn on the computer.

4. USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C) port

Connect peripherals such as external storage devices and printers

Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. Supports Power Delivery that enables two-way power supply between devices. Provides up to 7.5 W power output that enables faster charging.

5. Headphone port

Connect a headphone or speakers.

6. Microphone port

Connect an external microphone to provide sound input.

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1. Back panel

Connect USB, audio, video, and other devices.

2. PCI-Express X16 (graphics slot 1)

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

For optimal graphics performance, use a PCI-Express X16 slot for connecting the graphics card.

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NOTE: The PCI-Express X16 slot works at X8 lanes only.

NOTE: If you have two graphics cards, the card installed in PCI-Express X16 (graphics slot 1) is the primary graphics card.

3. PCI-Express X4 slots (2)

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

NOTE: The PCI-Express X4 slot 3 works at X2 lanes only.

4. PCI-Express X16 (graphics slot 2)

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

For optimal graphics performance, use a PCI-Express X16 slot for connecting the graphics card.

NOTE: The PCI-Express X16 slot works at X8 lanes only.

5. Power-supply cage release-latches (2)

Allows you to remove the power supply unit from your computer.

6. Power-supply diagnostics button

Press to check the powersupply state.

7. Power-supply diagnostics light

Indicates the power-supply state.

8. Power port

Connect a power cable to provide power to your computer.

9. 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.

10. Side panel release latch

Allows you to remove the side panel from your computer.

11. Security-cable slot (for Kensington locks)

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

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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. USB 2.0 ports (6)

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

4. USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port

Connect peripherals, such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps.

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

5. USB 3.1 Gen 2 port

Connect peripherals, such as external storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps.

6. 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.

7. Microphone port

Connect an external microphone to provide sound input.

8. 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.

9. Line-in port

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

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10. 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.

11. Rear L/R surround port

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

12. USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (3)

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

13. Network port (with lights)

Connect an Ethernet (RJ45) 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.

14. 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 Ryzen Edition

Dimensions and weight Table 1. Dimensions and weight Description Values

Height:

Front 441.80 mm (17.39 in.)

Rear 481.60 mm (18.96 in.)

Width 222.80 mm (8.77 in.)

Depth 431.90 mm (17 in.)

Weight (maximum) 17.80 kg (39.24 lb)

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

Processors Table 2. Processors Processors Wattage Core count Thread count Speed Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

105 W 16 32 4.7/3.5 GHz 64 MB

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

105 W 12 24 4.6/3.8 GHz 64 MB

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X

105 W 12 24 4.6/3.8 GHz 64 MB

AMD Ryzen 9 3900

65 W 12 24 4.3/3.1 GHz 64 MB

AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT

105 W 8 16 4.5/3.9 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

105 W 8 16 4.5/3.9 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

65 W 8 16 4.4/3.6 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT

95 W 6 12 4.4/3.8 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

95 W 6 12 4.4/3.8 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 5 3600

65 W 6 12 4.2/3.6 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 5 3500

65 W 6 6 4.1/3.6 GHz 16 MB

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

65 W 6 12 4.5/3.7 GHz 32 MB

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Table 2. Processors (continued)

Processors Wattage Core count Thread count Speed Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 5800

65 W 8 16 4.6/3.4 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

105 W 8 16 4.7/3.8 GHz 32 MB

AMD Ryzen 9 5900

65 W 12 24 4.7/3 GHz 64 MB

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

105 W 12 24 4.8/3.7 GHz 64 MB

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

105 W 12 24 4.6/3.5 GHz 32 MB

Chipset Table 3. Chipset Description Values

Chipset B550A

Processor AMD Ryzen 9/ AMD Ryzen 7/ AMD Ryzen 5

DRAM bus width 64 bits

Flash EPROM 128 MB

PCIe bus PCIe Gen4

Operating system Your Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition supports the following operating systems:

Windows 11 Home, 64-bit Windows 11 Pro, 64-bit Windows 10 Home, 64-bit Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit

Memory Table 4. Memory specifications Description Values

Slots Four UDIMM

Type DDR4

Speed 3200 MHz up to 3400 MHz (XMP memory)

Maximum memory 128 GB

Minimum memory 8 GB

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Table 4. Memory specifications (continued)

Description Values

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

Configurations supported: 8 GB, 1 x 8 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 16 GB, 1 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 16 GB, 2 x 8 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 64 GB, 4 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 128 GB, 4 x 32 GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz 16 GB, 1 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3400 MHz 32 GB, 2 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3400 MHz 64 GB, 2 x 32 GB, DDR4, 3400 MHz 64 GB, 4 x 16 GB, DDR4, 3400 MHz 128 GB, 4 x 32 GB, DDR4, 3400 MHz

Ports and connectors Table 5. Ports and connectors Description Values

External:

Network One RJ-45 port

USB Six USB 2.0 ports Five USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports One USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port One USB 3.1 Gen 2 port One USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port One USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare

Audio One audio output/headphone port (supports 2 channel audio)

One audio input/microphone port One optical S/PDIF port One coaxial S/PDIF port One front L/R surround line-out port One side L/R surround port One rear L/R surround port One center/subwoofer LFE surround port One line-in port

Video Not supported NOTE: Connect the display to the discrete graphics card of your computer.

Memory card reader Not supported

Power port Not applicable

Security Kensington lock slot

Internal:

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Table 5. Ports and connectors (continued)

Description Values

PCIe expansion card slots Two PCIe x16 slots Two PCIe x4 slots

mSATA Not supported

SATA Four

M.2 One M.2 card slot for WLAN and Bluetooth One PCIe/SATA M.2 card slot for 2230/2280 solid-state

drive

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

Communications

Ethernet Table 6. Ethernet specifications Description Values

Model number Killer E2600 Ethernet controller integrated on system board

Transfer rate 10/100/1000 Mbps

Wireless module Table 7. Wireless module specifications Description Values

Model number Qualcomm DW1810 Qualcomm DW1820 Killer AX1650

Transfer rate Up to 433 Mbps Up to 867 Mbps Up to 2.4 Gbps

Frequency bands supported Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz

Wireless standards Wi-Fi 5 (WiFi 802.11ac) Wi-Fi 5 (WiFi 802.11ac) Wi-Fi 6 (WiFi 802.11ax)

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

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

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

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 5.0

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Video Table 8. Discrete graphics specifications Discrete graphics

Controller Number of cards

External display support Memo ry size

Memo ry type

PCIe version Power consumption

Recommended PSU

AMD RX 5300 1 One HDMI port, Two DisplayPort

3 GB GDD R6

4 85 W > 550 W

AMD RX 5600 1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

4 150 W > 550 W

AMD RX 5700 1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 185 W > 550 W

AMD RX 5700 XT 1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 225 W > 550 W

AMD RX 6800 XT 1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

16 GB GDD R6

4 225 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super

1 One HDMI port and one DVI port

6 GB GDD R5

3 100 W > 550 W

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super

1 One DVI port, One HDMI port, One DisplayPort

6 GB GDD R6

3 125 W > 550 W

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti

1 One DVI port, One HDMI port, One DisplayPort

6 GB GDD R6

3 120 W > 550 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super

1 One DVI port, One HDMI port, One DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 175 W > 550 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 215 W > 550 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 250 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080Ti

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort, One USB Type-C port

11 GB GDD R6

3 285 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super

2 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 215 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super

2 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

3 250 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080Ti

2 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort, One USB Type-C port

11 GB GDD R6

3 285 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060Ti

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort,

8 GB GDD R6

4 200 W > 550 W (Dual width)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

8 GB GDD R6

4 220 W > 550 W (Dual width)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

10 GB GDD R6X

4 320 W 1000 W

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

1 One HDMI port, Three DisplayPort

24 GB GDD R6X

4 350 W 1000 W

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Audio Table 9. Audio specifications Description Values

Type Integrated 7.1 channel audio with S/PDIF port

Controller Realtek ALC3861

Internal interface High-definition audio

External interface 7.1 channel output, Microphone-in, stereo headphones, and headset combo connector

Storage Your computer supports one of the following configurations: One M.2 2230/2280 solid-state drive, one 3.5-inch hard drive, and two 2.5-inch hard drives Two 2.5-inch hard drives One 3.5-inch hard drive and two 2.5-inch hard drives

NOTE: The primary drive of your computer varies depending on the storage configuration.

Table 10. Storage specifications Form factor Interface type Capacity

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

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

One M.2 2230/2280 solid-state drive PCIe NVMe up to 32 Gbps Up to 2 TB

Power ratings Table 11. Power adapter specifications Description Values

Type 460 W 550 W 850 W 1000 W

Input voltage 90 VAC to 264 VAC 90 VAC to 264 VAC

90 VAC to 264 VAC

90 VAC to 264 VAC

Input frequency 47 Hz to 63 Hz 47 Hz to 63 Hz 47 Hz to 63 Hz 47 Hz to 63 Hz

Input current (maximum) 8 A 8 A 10 A 12 A

Output current (continuous)

5 V/25 A, 12 VA/18 A, 12 VB/16 A, 12 VC/8 A, 3.3 V/17 A, 5 Vaux/3 A

5.1 V/20 A, 12 VA1/18 A, 12 VA2/18 A, 12 VB/16 A, 12 VC1/16 A, 12 VC2/16 A, 3.3 V/15 A, +5.1 Vaux/4 A

5 V/20 A, 12VA/32 A, 12 VB/48 A, 12 VD/16 A, -12 V/0.5 A, 3.3 V /20 A, 5 Vaux/4 A

5.1 V/20 A, 12 VA/42 A, 12 VB/52 A, 12 VD/16 A, 3.3 V/20 A, -12 V/0.5 A, +5.1 Vaux/4 A

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Table 11. Power adapter specifications (continued)

Description Values

Rated output voltage 5 V, 12 VA, 12 VB, 12 VC, 3.3 V, 5 Vaux

5 V, 12 VA1, 12 VA2, 12 VB, 12 VC1, 12 VC2, 3.3 V, -12 V, 5 Vaux

5 V, 12 VA, 12 VB, 12 VD, 3.3 V, -12 V, 5 Vaux

5 V, 12 VA, 12 VB, 12 VD, 3.3 V, -12 V, 5 Vaux

Temperature range:

Operating 5C to 50C (41F to 122F) 5C to 50C (41F to 122F)

5C to 50C (41F to 122F)

5C to 50C (41F to 122F)

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

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

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

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

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

Table 12. Computer environment Description Operating Storage

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

Relative humidity (maximum) 20% to 90% (non-condensing) 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Vibration (maximum)* 0.26 GRMS 1.37 GRMS

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 52.5 in/s (133 cm/s)

Altitude (maximum) 15.2 m to 3,048 m (50 ft to 10,000 ft) 15.2 m to 10,668 m (50 ft to 35,000 ft)

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

Measured using a 2 ms half-sine pulse when the hard drive is in use.

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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.

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.

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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 13. 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.

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