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  1. LukeG310

    Area 51R1 parts for sale

    These are fully working components of an Area 51R1 that got replaced with newer hardware. You are getting a complete computer except for the Case. Selling all together as a bundle for $265 locally to Los Angeles area. I can ship also but not sure of the cost due to the PSU being heavy. Data...
  2. LukeG310

    Older Alienware Tower

    It has the manual RGB switch settings. Also noticed it sold, congrats!
  3. LukeG310

    Older Alienware Tower

    You got yourself an Area 51 7500 computer prior the Dell buyout. Can you do me a favor and take a picture of the circuit board on the bottom that essentially powers on the LED on the side panel? I want to see if you have the manual RGB card or the card that can change colors through AlienFX...
  4. LukeG310

    Aurora ALX MOD

    Awesome mods !
  5. LukeG310

    WANTED: LF: Black aurora 7500 predator 2 case

    What area are you from? I have a 7500 Predator 2 ALX case but in Silver. you can paint the plastic. It also has the AlienFX that is controlled by software rather than manual switches.
  6. LukeG310

    How to speed up my R3?

    Hi, open up your case and see if there is dust in there, specially where your radiator is. Use compressed air or take the case a gas station and use the air for the tires to give it a good cleaning.
  7. LukeG310

    Area 51 R1 Project

    After almost 10 years looking for the legendary case I was able to get my hands on the Area 51 R1 in great condition. The stories were true, this thing is a beast in terms of height and weight. It has Intel i7 960 with 6gigs of RAM, and 2 Radeon 6960 Crossfire configuration. I actually want to...
  8. LukeG310

    Liquid cooling question on an old ALX-R6

    I want to say you have the heavy Are 51 with fins. I recommend to get the Corsair H100i v2. The radiator can fit on top.
  9. LukeG310

    Replacing liquid cooler pump+fan - Area 51 (2010)

    I recommend the Forsair H100i V2 over the 120mm radiators. Cass-ole has the adapter cable that will work with ant after market water coolers. I used his fable on my Aurora R4 ALX.
  10. LukeG310

    Aurora R4 ALX case with 8700k and RTX 2080ti

    Same here bro, the Area 51 ALX has been a dream!
  11. LukeG310

    Aurora R4 ALX case with 8700k and RTX 2080ti

    I bet shipping would be just as much as the case itself. I set some alerts on Craigslist and got lucky on my ALX. I had to drive some ways but totally worth it!
  12. LukeG310

    Aurora R4 ALX case with 8700k and RTX 2080ti

    Getting married also took a deep cut in my PC parts spending haha. I saw couple R4 ALX on eBay if you happen to be looking!
  13. LukeG310

    Hello from Tasmania and hope for some help .

    Hi Mick, Microsoft Security Essentials is pretty good and should do the trick. Go to program files and uninstall any other antivirus program. Go to and download the free antimalware scanning tool and scan for any viruses Go to and get the...
  14. LukeG310

    Hello! New to Alienware, could use some advice on upgrading my Aurora R4, thanks!

    Hi Daniel and welcome to the forum. If I where you I would do the following. 1. The error sounds like its from the BIOS being reset. Get another battery, you can get them cheap online...
  15. LukeG310

    Aurora R4 ALX case with 8700k and RTX 2080ti

    Welcome to the forum! You should share some pictures of your completed build. I think my ultimate goal would be to mirror your layout and fit a bigger radiator and a modular psu
  16. LukeG310

    Aurora R7 - Could Use Some Purchase Advice

    For 3 grand you better have at least a 1080ti in your arsenal. Why not build a computer?
  17. LukeG310

    Help I need to use area51 case wiht non alien mobo

    is this the case with the fins? or the type that looks like a pyramid?. The case with fins you could.
  18. LukeG310

    Aurora R4 ALX case with 8700k and RTX 2080ti

    Here is the frontal view of my case. All I had to do was slide the cage in there and it stayed with no problem of it moving anywhere. I removed my old 1070ti and put the RTX on the table. As you can see this is a massive card!!! The RTX is connected and ready for action! Mod complete! I...
  19. LukeG310

    Aurora R4 ALX case with 8700k and RTX 2080ti

    Hi everyone, With the now empty Aurora R4 ALX case I went ahead and got myself some parts to build a modern gaming rig. I got the following parts: -EVGA Z370 Micro -USB Hub to give more USB2 connections since EVGA only offered 1 connection. I needed 3 for MIO, 1 AIO cooler, front USB. -Intel...
  20. LukeG310

    Aurora Alienware R4 ALX shutting down unexpectedly

    To me it sounds like the PSU because if it was the motherboard then there is a good chance the computer will not go past POST if anything. Out of curiosity, can you try turning on the computer without the RAM installed? and just see if it even turns on. If it stays on for a while then the RAM...