I was in the same situation - Area51m or Inspiron 9100.
In fact, I actually placed the order for an Area51m, but since no one got back to me to confirm my order, I contacted them and pulled out. In addition to reading a lot of bad press about Alienware. I was convinced that Dell would be more appropriate for me living in the UK, and I currently have a Dell Lattitude C610 , and it's been great, so I decided to stick with a brand that I trust.
It comes tomorrow! Jesus, it's like waiting to pick up your new car
All those games I've been longing to play will happen. I sold my xbox recently too to go back to PC gaming.