Alienware announces Vista overhaul

Miami (FL) - Alienware, a specialty maker of top-end gaming PCs, has thrown its hat into the big Vista ring, now offering the new operating system on its compatible PCs as part of the large-scale Vista launch.

There are five main models of notebooks and three desktops that Alienware says take advantage of Vista and the technology it has for optimal gaming, like support for Direct X 10. A large amount of Alienware's computers that have already been sold are also upgradeable to Vista.

The company's computers pre-installed with Vista begin at $970 for notebooks and $1800 for desktops.