Dell/Alienware rumors debunked

By Justin Mann on March 17, 2006, 12:37 PM
It seems that the rumors of an acquisition of Alienware by Dell are, just that, rumors. For most people, this comes as good news - it was quite a shock to hear of the enthusiast-oriented company being taken over by a mass-desktop oriented company. The CEO of Voodoo PC had this to say about the rumors:

"I'd suggest you take that speculation with a grain of salt given the origin stated in the blog (Alienware's competitor)--you can never be sure what the motivation is," McKeon told ZDNet Australia via e-mail. He also questioned the reasons behind such an acquisition, stating that Dell has the potential to be seen as a "cool" company and is more than capable of building viable gaming machines without Alienware's help.
Which makes perfectly logical sense. Dell already has "enthusiast" level machines for sale anyways.




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mirob said:
Rumors or not, don't listen to Rahul. Do you think he wants to compete with Dell? He dosen't like Conroe, people may just wait and not buy his over-priced boxes for months and Dell will get them cheap and most likely first.
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