Alienware Aurora R6 - i5-7400, AMD Rx570 4GB, Windows 10 (64Bit) -£655 at Dell Outlet
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Alienware Aurora R6 - i5-7400, AMD Rx570 4GB, Windows 10 (64Bit) -£655 at Dell Outlet

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Found 9th Nov
Seems like a good deal, just got one with a student discount as well, another 15% off bringing it to £550!

  • Intel Core i5-7400 (Quad Core, up to 3.5 GHz, 6M Cache, 65W)
  • 8GB (1X8GB) 2400MHz DDR4 UDIMM Non-ECC (2 empty memory slots for future upgrades)
  • 1TB 3.5inch SATA Hard Drive (7200RPM)
  • 1 empty slot for an optional 80mm m.2 SSD
  • 2 empty caddies for optional 2.5" SATA HDDs/SSDs
  • 8X DVD+/- RW SATA Optical Drive
  • AMD Radeon RX 570 with 4GB GDDR5
  • Air Cooled Chassis
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11ac, 1x1, 2.4 & 5GHz + Bluetooth 4.2
  • 460W Dell non-modular PSU
  • Dell USB Optical Mouse - Black
  • Dell 105 Key USB Keyboard Black
  • Windows 10 Home (64bit)
  • 1 Year Premium Support with On-site Service

Condition: Scratched and/or dented
24 Comments

how did u get student discount
Edited by: "linhang90" 9th Nov

Original Poster

linhang9056 s ago

how did u get student discount


Got to email a picture of your student ID or NUS card, they then give you coupon you apply to your basket. I talked to their livechat and they sent the code within 5 minutes

Seems like a good deal, especially with the student discount.

You probably should also mention to folks that these are "scratched and dented" according to Dell's website - hence the cheaper than normal price

Things to remember about a box like this are that the motherboard/PSU will likely be proprietary, so can be an issue if you want to replace either of them later on.

The parts alone are easily worth £550, so this should be a great buy if you can bribe a NUS card holder with some cheap pizza.
Edited by: "SUMMONER" 9th Nov

Good deal, I was playing around with PC Partpicker and got this for £555, pretty similar, just chiming on before the build it yourself crowd.

Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz
ASRock - AB350M-HDV Micro ATX
Memory: 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2666
Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM
Zotac - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Mini Video Card
Case: Fractal Design - Core 2300 ATX Mid Tower Case
EVGA 450 BT 80+ BRONZE 450W 3 Year Warranty Power Supply 100-BT-0450-K3

Haven't double checked these prices today
uk.pcpartpicker.com/lis…3r7

Also, thanks for posting, these gaming PC build posts can get a bit errrrr heated

SUMMONER51 m ago

Things to remember about a box like this are that the motherboard/PSU will …Things to remember about a box like this are that the motherboard/PSU will likely be proprietary, so can be an issue if you want to replace either of them later on.The parts alone are easily worth £550, so this should be a great buy if you can bribe a NUS card holder with some cheap pizza.


Do you think they uses a different standard to ATX etc ? seems unlikely but I do not know myself.

waxwobbler26 m ago

Do you think they uses a different standard to ATX etc ? seems unlikely …Do you think they uses a different standard to ATX etc ? seems unlikely but I do not know myself.


Having a quick Google for the motherboard model number (IPKBL-SC) I found this thread.

Apparently the motherboard is 'almost' standard mATX. However due to Dell's customised design you would have to rewire the power button and probably loose the in-built LED lights.

The PSU also looks rather proprietary, see thread here, so if you swap the motherboard you would have to swap the PSU along with it, preferably for one with shortish cables.
Edited by: "SUMMONER" 9th Nov

SUMMONER2 m ago

Having quick Google with the motherboard model number (IPKBL-SC) I found …Having quick Google with the motherboard model number (IPKBL-SC) I found this thread.Apparently the motherboard is 'almost' standard mATX. However due to Dell's customised design you would have to rewire the power button and probably loose the in-built LED lights.The PSU also looks very proprietary, see thread here, so if you swap the motherboard you would have to swap the PSU along with it, preferably for one with shortish cables.


I didn't realise that, definitely worth considering, its not a deal breaker but I see what you are saying, would be a complete PITA if a replacement PSU didn't physically fit.

what kind of games will this play? im not very clued up when it comes to pc's. I don't play any new games on pc to be honest just football manager and games like rome total war 2 and other total war games and age of empire and similar. im needing a new pc that will last me a good few years (my current pc is about 7 years old) im not into upgrading or anything like that will this do for another 7 years?

Inb4 the BIYB (build it yourself brigade)

Good price BTW.
These ones that are categorised as scratch & dent are usually not bad at all.

Richie9223 m ago

what kind of games will this play?


This should play any current game at 1080p, high detail settings and at just over 60fps. Older games are a piece of cake for this PC, so long as they can run on Windows 10.

I would say that you can't go wrong with this deal, just be sure to get the student discount and upgrade it with a cheap SATA SSD for < £80 asap.


Watch the below video from 17min 35sec onwards
Edited by: "SUMMONER" 9th Nov

I picked one of these up last month for a similar price with a higher spec (extra memory and SSD for around £100 more).

This is the second scratch and dent I have bought from them and have never been able to find the scratches or dents! Its a great machine and I am very happy with it.

Just remember that Dell outlet show prices ex VAT.

You should also be able to get Quidco.

Here was my spec..
The supplied keyboard and mouse is a bit basic though!

Alienware Aurora R6 Windows 10 Home (64bit)
BDRE Drive (Reads and Writes to Blu-Ray disks)
460W Power Supply
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11ac, 1x1, 2.4 & 5GHz + Bluetooth 4.2
Dell USB Optical Mouse - Black
256GB PCIe M.2 Solid State Drive
Additional Software
16GB (2X8GB) 2400MHz DDR4 UDIMM Non-ECC
1 TB SATA3 512E Hard Drive (7200RPM)
Power Cord : 250V
Dell 105 Key USB Keyboard Black
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-7700 (Quad Core, 3.6GHz, 8MB, 65W)
Windows 10 Home (64bit)
4GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti Graphics

I also picked up a cheap Samsung 4K monitor listed on HotUKDeals to go with it.
Edited by: "bodie" 9th Nov

What % off do you get with student discount?

SUMMONER5 h, 52 m ago

This should play any current game at 1080p, high detail settings and at …This should play any current game at 1080p, high detail settings and at just over 60fps. Older games are a piece of cake for this PC, so long as they can run on Windows 10.I would say that you can't go wrong with this deal, just be sure to get the student discount and upgrade it with a cheap SATA SSD for < £80 asap.Watch the below video from 17min 35sec onwards[Video]


Thanks much appreciated

All I would say, the Xbox one x is getting excellent reviews and is very similar to a pc, so it is worth considering over a mid range pc like this.

linhang9010 h, 35 m ago

how did u get student discount


You need to study something hence becominkg a student!

Pinch10 h, 46 m ago

Got to email a picture of your student ID or NUS card, they then give you …Got to email a picture of your student ID or NUS card, they then give you coupon you apply to your basket. I talked to their livechat and they sent the code within 5 minutes


Hi Pinch, can you provide the email address where to email the student card? I cannot find it anywhere. Cheers

Agharta31 m ago

You need to study something hence becominkg a student!


Im soon getting my master degree in assology.. does that count lmao.. *randomly google images nicki manaj*
Edited by: "linhang90" 9th Nov

SUMMONER10 h, 32 m ago

Things to remember about a box like this are that the motherboard/PSU will …Things to remember about a box like this are that the motherboard/PSU will likely be proprietary, so can be an issue if you want to replace either of them later on.The parts alone are easily worth £550, so this should be a great buy if you can bribe a NUS card holder with some cheap pizza.




I used to say that, because historically they were, but I have been told by users of newer desktops and towers, that they use standard parts in them now; no more odd sized PSU's that can only be replaced by an over-priced Dell spare, or motherboards where all the makers ID have been removed, so you dont have a clue who made it or what spec it is.

This seems decent for the money, even with a scratched case - which wouldnt bother me as long as the innards were OK.

I picked up a Fridge Freezer a few years ago; it had a 4cm scratch on the right side panel - £150 off the £400 RRP as it was returned and classed as seconds.

Is student discount availible on all dell and dell outlet products?

Aeschylus17 h, 2 m ago

All I would say, the Xbox one x is getting excellent reviews and is very …All I would say, the Xbox one x is getting excellent reviews and is very similar to a pc, so it is worth considering over a mid range pc like this.




Thing is though it's not similar to a PC at all. The only simularity it has to a mid-range system is it has a GPU. However, Unlike the mid-range computer the XBOX has a potato for a CPU. Which is what lets the XBOX and the PS4 Pro down. Am not having ago at you. But even the steam machines are better than an Xbox One X. Sure the Xbox can play some games at native 4K mostly at 30FPS or lower.

But for me personally I would rather pay the extra £100 for this system (student discount). I can then play the best version of 3rd party games at 1080p/1440p 60FPS and allow my TV to up scale to 4K. Enjoy the many PC exclusives. Play 20+ years worth of PC games if I wish to. Play older console emulated games. Play Microsoft first party games like Forza, Crackdown, Sea of Thieves. No Xbox live to pay for ect the list goes on.

I have a PC,PS4 Pro and a Switch. Am not a PC elitist who refuses to play anything under 60FPS. However, I have the likes of Destiny 2 on both the PS4 Pro and PC. They did a very good graphically for the PS4 version. But it does not have a patch on the PC version mostly due to the PC version being 60FPS and the PS4 Pro and XBOX being 30FPS.
Edited by: "ocelot20" 10th Nov
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