Speaking with the Vice Pres of Alienware by email, It is an Alienware product that will be released sometime January 2004, hopefully, with either ATI or Nvidia's new GPU processors (256mb of DDR). Personally, I believe that heat will be more of an issue with the new 64-bit AMD chips. This is one thing that AMD has not been able to defeat INTEL in. Also, although the chips run faster than Intel in some games, it does not thoroughly beat INTEL's P4 3.2ghz in Content creation and Encoding benchmarks, which in my opinion is important for me. There are some games that AMD will beat Intel, but not all, and not by a very wide margin. In addition, I'm not sure about the reality of 64-bit computing becoming the standard soon, because there are millions of companies and consumers alike that have invested in 32-bit machines and software; I don't see 64-bit becoming the standard soon, maybe in the future. Plus, if you buy a 64-bit machine now, where it is just the forfront of technology...it will be obsolete, regardless, because once 64-bit computing does become the norm, those AMD 3200+ (2GHZ) will be too slow by then. My take is to stick with what is current, and wait for the 64-bit world to evolve and mature before buying into something that is not a for sure thing yet, especially when the OS/ applications are not even developed to take advantage of the technology. It'll be a long time before this new technology matures anyway...who wants to buy something that would still be buggy! I'm not an AMD basher, I actually have machines running AMD, but I believe what I've said makes more sense...wait, just buy what is currently the most widely used mature technology and less heat.