I am kind of late but this is important to Gamers
"Dell Inc. confirmed Thursday that it had acquired boutique PC vendor Alienware, a move that will add some zing to the company's image.
Although Dell's acquisition was widely anticipated, Alienware chief executive Nelson Gonzalez said that his company will remain a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dell, continuing its own brand, design, sales and marketing, and support. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "
(http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1941376,00.asp, 03.22.06 )
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