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Post by Apoptosis » Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:26 pm


Alienware to Award Exclusive ALX System to QuakeCon Attendee Whose
System Earns Fastest Benchmark Score
MIAMI, FL - August 10, 2005 - Alienware(r), the leading manufacturer of
high-performance desktop and notebook computer gaming systems, is
calling on all gamers who attend QuakeCon 2005 to compete in the
Alienware Performance Challenge. During the event, BYOC attendees will
have the opportunity to have their systems benchmarked by Alienware
technicians. The owner of the system that receives the fastest combined
benchmark score will be awarded a brand new Alienware ALX system, valued
in excess of $6,800.

Gamers can sign up for the Alienware Performance Challenge at booth #004
within Hall D of QuakeCon 2005, where they will also have the chance to
win other great prizes from Alienware. The grand prize in the Alienware
Performance Challenge, the award-winning ALX system, offers an
unprecedented combination of high-performance features such as dual
GPUs, the latest processors, Alienware Silent Liquid Cooling Technology,
and other performance-enhanced hardware.

QuakeCon 2005 is being held from August 11-14, 2005 at the Gaylord Texan
Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. The annual event draws
gaming enthusiasts from around the world to compete in massive gaming
tournaments and to check out the latest games and technology.

"QuakeCon isn't just about games, it's about our community. Alienware
is giving gamers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show off their
technical know-how to their peers and the rest of the world," said Brian
Joyce, director of marketing for Alienware. "With prizes like the
performance-leading ALX up for grabs, the Alienware Performance
Challenge promises to make QuakeCon 2005 an unforgettable experience."

About Alienware

Alienware manufactures high-performance desktop, notebook, and media
center systems and leading-edge professional systems. Alienware offers
unique and award-winning products that incorporate state-of-the-art
components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented
customer service. Alienware systems are available direct within the
United States, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, and will soon be
offered in other locations around the Pacific Rim. For more
information, please visit or call
1-800-ALIENWARE (254-3692).

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Post by Zelig » Thu Aug 11, 2005 6:23 am

Haha, the winner of this will probably have a computer faster than the ALX system anyhow.

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Post by bubba » Thu Aug 11, 2005 7:27 am

yeah, this has always bugged me, the gammer with the kick ass rig with wins the kick ass rig. should be the guy with the crappy machine, he is the one who needs it.

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Post by Soliex » Thu Aug 11, 2005 7:33 am

you know some hardcore guy will find liquid nitrogen just to get his pc to get the high score and after it attempts to benchmark the thing will fry and he will have a new computer :D

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Post by cadaveca » Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:08 pm

ah crap. i coulda got that. Too bad it's soo far way. but you know that that price is puffed up too tho.
- Intel E6600 @ 3.33ghz -AIR - Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC6400 @ 5-5-5-15 555.5mhz - X1900CF, X1900XTX 774/774 - Ageia PhysX P1 -
AMD X2 4400+ @ 2.64ghz Stock AIR-Cooled - Mushkin XP4000 REDLINE 2GB X1800XL

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