what a pity, i really liked alienware. some of their products are higher priced, but some are a really good deal.
i have a 2 year old alienware lappy. it was actually the cheapest at that performance level (highest back then), compared to dell, falcon northwest, and many other companies. i also have a 1 year old alienware lappy. i did pay a little bit of a premium over some other companies, but it had the best specs at the time. fuck dell.