While Dell is still having trouble shipping
one of its most desirable laptops
, its subsidiary Alienware looks to be having no such troubles with its Area-51 m5550
laptop, and it's now offering a new "Quick Ship" version that it's promising to get to you even sooner. While you won't be able to configure it to your heart's content like other Alienware systems, your impatience will still net you a pretty well-equipped system, including a 15.4-inch display, a T7200 Core 2 Duo processor, ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 graphics, 2GB of RAM, a 160GB hard drive, and an 8x dual layer CD-RW/DVD±RW burner. If that'll do, you can get your order in now for $1,599, which includes a 48-hour shipping guarantee.