Alienware introduces Star Wars themed computers.

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It seems Lucas is getting into everything with his Star Wars licensing and this time, he's got Alienware to show off. Alienware's announced the first ever officially licensed Star Wars PC complete with cases for both Light and Dark side. Geek out factor is off the charts here. The cases feature Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan and others depending on the case style you choose. If only they had a Jar Jar styled case. Then I'd be all over that.. with a sledgehammer.

New Alienware Aurora: Star Wars Edition Systems Feature Dark Side and Light Side Case Designs, Exclusive Star Wars Content, and AMD Athlon 64 FX-55

MIAMI, FL - April 18, 2005 - Alienware, the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook, media center and professional computing systems, announces the creation of the new Alienware Aurora: Star Wars Edition, the first-ever officially licensed Star Wars PC. Aurora: Star Wars Edition systems are based on AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 processors and packed with exclusive Star Wars content such as movie soundtracks, wallpapers, and desktop skins. The systems are available in two extraordinary versions, Dark Side and Light Side, which feature breathtaking Star Wars artwork on the cases.

The Dark Side version features a case design that captures the imposing presence of Darth Vader and the rest of the evil Imperial forces in lifelike detail. The Light Side system beautifully displays the vivid images of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda and the other heroic Star Wars figures. The Light Side system further enhances the Star Wars experience by including a highly unique Jedi wallpaper and desktop skin, while the Dark Side system counters with an exclusive Imperial wallpaper and desktop skin. Alienware is also giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to receive a free Aurora: Star Wars Edition system by entering to win at

"Star Wars indisputably ranks as one of the most popular movie franchises of all time, yet had never been featured on a PC, so Alienware worked with Star Wars to fill that void," said Robert Lusk, vice president of sales and marketing for Alienware. "The result of this collaboration, the Aurora: Star Wars Edition offers an irresistible mix of both visual appeal and power that is sure to make an unforgettable impression."

"Prepare for the jump to hyper-speed -- the Aurora: Star Wars Edition PC comes equipped with the same intergalactic AMD64 technology that provided the force behind the Force in Star Wars: Episode III," said John Morris, Marketing Manager, AMD. "Alienware, AMD, and Star Wars have formed a rebel alliance to provide the ultimate high-performance PC for the Star Wars fan."
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