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post #51 of 115
my dad
he got me one
it's ok
if it did not cost a big wad of cash and fall apart all the time
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alienware was actually a very good oem until they were bought out by dell. now all of the good people from alienware started a compnay called origin pc that makes some amazing stuff.
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Quote:
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alienware was actually a very good oem until they were bought out by dell. now all of the good people from alienware started a compnay called origin pc that makes some amazing stuff.
is this true
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post #54 of 115
Quote:
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alienware was actually a very good oem until they were bought out by dell. now all of the good people from alienware started a compnay called origin pc that makes some amazing stuff.
Don't forget about Falcon...

I remember a time when we used custom products, custom cards...Good stuff.

Now, AW tends to use second-rate dell stuff...It's kind of sad, to be honest.

Personally, nobody in our offices use AW...for the very reason it's not worth the drama.
post #55 of 115
I've always thought the same about apple, charging over £1000 for a laptop worth not even close to half that.
     
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Alienware are for people who know nothing about computer but want to game. Some people want gaming laptops even though Asus has the G series laptops that are boss for gaming, nobody knows about Asus selling laptops.... Bestbuy doesn't sell G series laptops...


I mean, if I had no idea what was good for gaming and such, I would assume alienware is the way to go. I remeber when I was little I wanted an alienware computer so bad. Obviously know I have a computer probably better than what they put together, for a lot cheaper... but still. Not everyone is as tech savy as we are.
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post #57 of 115
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maybe its future proof i just cant see the the price they ask for the components they offer being even slightly reasonable.

best bang for buck? not even close you could build a pc like this for under a grand.

admitting you have an alianware would be like admitting you have a very small tiny penis.
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post #58 of 115
Quote:
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Alienware who buys this crap and why is so expensive for very little quality and crazy prices?

since when are people happy paying outrages prices for a dell with leds.

this pos for 4.900 euro wth.
http://www.adverts.ie/desktops/brand...-51-alx/456087

Wow there is a lot of negativity in this thread. OP are you basing your opinion on a branded machine, that is priced by a personal seller? He bought it, and is now selling it for a profit. Shame on him for that, but have you owned an Alienware machine? Do you even know anyone who does? Well, I do.


After months of researching and comparing I decided to get my M17X laptop. My choices came down to Alienware or Sager. The specific offerings that were available to me at the time were similar, but the AW laptop had more of what I was looking for. I purchased it September of last year and I haven't had any issues with it. It's equally as capable as my sig rig, which I haven't used for 3 months now since using this laptop. The AW desktop machines CAN be done cheaper and better. The laptops cannot.

There are a lot of people out there who would disagree with most of the statements in this thread, based on experience and knowledge. For many of you to say that it is 'ignorant' of people to buy Alienware brand is rediculous. Don't hate because you can't afford it.

To OP- I have no respect for you. You want to complain about a brand, when you have only linked a PERSONAL sales ad by a single person, who is trying to sell a product for a profit when he shouldn't. It's overpriced, ok. That's his issue.
That link is NOT Dell, or Alienware selling it. There is NO information proving or disproving the quality of an AW system. No comparisons to back up your statements. Nothing. Your simple little 2 sentence complaint is ignorant in itself.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Erper;12879569 
€4900=6,896.75$


hehehehehehehheheheheeheheh

for that piece of alienware i would pay NEVER.... for that amount u can live for few months like a god...
or buy a nice car

yep a nice downpayment and all 3 of my computers biggrin.gif and dont forget some food smile.gif
Edited by III-Kill-ZonE-III - 3/26/11 at 1:39pm
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It's kind of like buying Apple. It's the name and the shiny case. Alienware buyers, though, sometimes are the kind of people that want to be "hardcore gamers" (lol) and not have to put together a rig and worry about it running, they'd rather pay double or more to have it shipped assembled with a pretty case >.>
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