Alienware lands supercomputer deal

By Julio Franco
Feb 18, 2004
  1. Alienware, a privately held computer maker best known for its high-end PCs for video gamers, has signed a deal to build a powerful research computer for Florida International University.

    Miami-based Alienware, whose consumer systems can sell for $3,000 or more, said Tuesday the system would be powered by 98 of Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processors.

    Best of luck for Alienware who most likely got the deal after other major OEM such as HP and Dell had bid for the contract. This also gives a good hint that Alienware is considering diversification to certain areas while PC giants (as aforementioned) have agressively jumped on the enthusiast bandwagon as well.
  2. vassil3427

    vassil3427 TS Rookie Posts: 822

    Sweet, 98 Opterons! That's uber sweet.
  3. Skotch

    Skotch TS Rookie Posts: 20

    My friends told me: "If you're gonna spend, By Intel Pentium4" What do you think? are you a fan of AMD, which do you think it's better? ;)
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