The sum up what the previous posters said, you can get a 5690 which is cheaper than the Alienware, AND it spanks the Area-51 up and down performance wise.
And you don't have to wait FOURTEEN freaking phases
Wait time is VERY short compared to other laptop manufacturers. Alienware for example has a 4 week wait period (at least) with FOURTEEN different phases.
From what I've read in this forum, if you select next day shipping, you can place...