Ordered a Area 51m - 7100 on Wednesday 5/4/05
I am currently in Phase Four.
But I got a bit of bad news from Alienware today:There will be a slight delay in your Alienware order, because the part(s) listed below are temporarily backordered. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and assure you that we are doing everything in our power to expedite the process.
1- AREA-51M 7700 5.2B GREY 17" SXGA+ W/CAM ..................... Expected Date: to be announced.
Here are the specs for my machine:
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional with Service Pack 2
Case: Area-51m 7700 Case with 17" WideSXGA+ 1680 x 1050 LCD Display with Built-in Camera - Xeno Grey
Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 570J w/ HT Technology 3.8GHz 800MHz FSB 1MB Cache
Motherboard: Intel® 915P Chipset Supporting PCI-Express
Memory: 2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SO-DIMM at 533MHz - 2 x 1024MB
Video Card: Area-51m 7700 NVIDIA GeForce™ 6800 Go with 256MB of DDR3 memory
Sound Card: Intel® High-Definition Audio (24-bit, 192Khz) with 7.1 surround sound
Hard Drive: Extreme Performance - RAID 0 - 120GB (60GB x 2) 7200 RPM ATA100 - Hitachi
Optical Drive One: 8X Dual Layer DVD+/-RW / 24X CD-RW Combo w/Software
Optical Drive Two: 8X Dual Layer DVD+/-RW / 24X CD-RW Combo w/Software
Floppy Drive: USB Floppy Drive
Ethernet NIC: Integrated 10/1000Mb Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Wireless Network: Internal Wireless 802.11b/g miniPCI Card
Bluetooth: Belkin® Bluetooth™ PCMCIA Type II Adapter
Modem: 56K Modem with V.92 Technology
So now I suppose I just wait!