Alienware's Aurora is a desktop performance-level gaming PC that's housed in a relatively small case. Our review machine features an Intel Core i7 processor, two Radeon HD graphics cards, 4GB of RAM, and a 2-terabyte hard drive. Alex Wawro takes a look.

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At a Glance
  • 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 keep up with category leaders in our performance tests. Read the full review


    • A plethora of ports
    • Stylish, organized and compact case


    • Cramped case discourages tinkering.
    • Relatively poor performance for the price
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