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Alienware

So here is a cautionary tale. After many years of gaming I decided to buy the best computer I could get. For me that was the Alienware Area 51 desktop computer. I ordered this "all-powerful" machine and the total cost came to almost $9,000 US dollars with monitor and keyboard. Went through a heck of a time trying to get it sent out but finally it shipped via CEVA. Who the heck is CEVA?!?! So in the shipment the package actually goes missing twice before it arrives where you cannot see where it is at. When the shipment finally arrived the tamper proof tape was still intact but the plastic tabs along the side of the box were missing like four of the plastic tabs. I got the box in and opened it up. The following items were missing. Video cards, liquid cooling system, processor, SSD drives...pretty much anything of value was gone. Strange thing I thought was that the RAM was still there. I called Alienware and they had me ship the computer case back. Here I am going on two months out and still trying to get a whole computer after busting out 9 grand.

The moral of the story could be several things. Don't use CEV. Don't buy an Alienware. I don't know what it would be really. I did a web search to see if possibly I am the only person in the world that this has happened to and I guess so because I cannot pull anything up on Google about anyone going though the same thing.

Here is to hope that eventually I will get a computer after being $9,000 dollars lighter at the bank account. If you have heard of anything similar happening let me know below. Thanks.

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