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Dell Now Accepts Bitcoin

Founder Michael Dell has announced via Twitter that Dell is now the largest e-commerce company in the world to accept Bitcoin.

Dell is now accepting bitcoin payments from consumers and small business shoppers across the U.S. for all items available on, including the Alienware line of products. To date, Dell is the largest ecommerce company to officially accept bitcoin, with nearly $60 billion in annual sales.

Coin Fire has confirmed that Bitcoin is now listed as an option at checkout on the website as seen in the following image.

Dell has selected Coinbase to power checkout on the website.

Dell will also be offering a special discount for Bitcoin customers which has been outlined in a blog post will begin soon at

“We’ve fostered a close partnership with the Dell team and that’s been instrumental in getting the Coinbase integration up and running in such a short timeframe. We look forward to continuing to support the team as they explore other ways to offer even more functionality when it comes to bitcoin payments,” said Fred Ehrsam, Co-Founder of Coinbase.

Laura Thomas the chief blogger for Dell wrote the following in a blog post announcing the acceptance of Bitcoin.

We’re piloting bitcoin, the world’s most widely used digital currency, as a purchase option on for consumer and small business shoppers in the U.S. We’re excited to bring you the choice and flexibility this payment option offers and have partnered with Coinbase, a trusted and secure third party payment processor, to make this possible.

I’m excited to share in the coming days we’ll be offering a special Alienware promotion wherein customers can save 10% off a new Alienware system purchase (up to $150 limit) when checking out with bitcoin. Stay tuned to for more information on this exciting offer.

When you are ready to make a purchase, simply add the items to your cart and choose Bitcoin as the payment method. Checkout our special video guide on to see the bitcoin payment process in action.

We are moving more quickly to meet your needs. In fact, we were able to work with Coinbase to integrate bitcoin payment in just 14 days!


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Beware. They don’t advertise that they tack on an extra 2 day processing time for Bitcoin.

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Great that major companies are giving discounts for Bitcoin! I think this really makes the uninitiated pay attention to how cost-efficient Bitcoin is.

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Please join us in #bitcoin-assets, great job with the blog so far!

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