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Wow. Maybe this will make Dell decent?
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Technically, there's nothing wrong with Dell. It does what is supposed to do, it gets the average person a cost effective alternative to having a home computer.

Not everyone needs a 4Ghz power machine with 500GB of RAID storage and 8GBs of DDR2 at 800mhz.


It's interesting because Dell was so vehement (and downright nasty) in denying these rumors just last week.

But it's a brilliant move on their part. Adding the hardcore gamer market to their bottomline will boost them over Gateway and HP that's for sure.
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This has been posted twice
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WRONG! Dell never bought alienware
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Originally Posted by Thumper
Technically, there's nothing wrong with Dell. It does what is supposed to do, it gets the average person a cost effective alternative to having a home computer.

Not everyone needs a 4Ghz power machine with 500GB of RAID storage and 8GBs of DDR2 at 800mhz.


It's interesting because Dell was so vehement (and downright nasty) in denying these rumors just last week.

But it's a brilliant move on their part. Adding the hardcore gamer market to their bottomline will boost them over Gateway and HP that's for sure.
Well said thats what ive wanted to say for a while.
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Originally Posted by bentrinh
WRONG! Dell never bought alienware
You're kidding rite???? look here http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/24/tech...rward_fortune/
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Originally Posted by bentrinh
That article you posted was on the 14th. but this one was yesterday finalizing the deal.
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SONOMA, CALIF. (FORTUNE) - In an exclusive interview, Dell Chairman and founder Michael Dell says he's excited about the company's acquisition this week of gaming-PC specialist Alienware, but that Dell still expects "the vast majority of our growth to be organic." His remarks also continue in intriguing ways the company's longtime dance with chipmaker AMD.
http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/24/tech...rward_fortune/
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That article you posted was on the 14th. but this one was yesterday finalizing the deal. http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/24/tech...rward_fortune/
PWned


Wants some ice for that burn bentrinh?


I dunno i guess we'll wait and see what dell has up there sleeves? Lets just hope that they dont send the gamer 's tech support to a desolate island in the indian ocean.That 1 major flaw in their "24/7 High tech, knowledgable tech support, with lots of training"
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