Trying to identify Alienware case

m1sterd

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Hi All,
I have an Alienware case that I purchased a fair few years ago as the case, the original psu and cpu water cooler, I haven't used the case in years and so am looking to sell it on but am trying to work out what the exact case model is.
I have attached a few pictures and can take more if it helps identify it, I can't find any identifiers on the case itself, the whole case weighs a lot and is solidly built, it has 3 alien heads (1 front and 1 each side) as well as other front lighting in the front grills, this is software controlled from a board mounted on the bottom of the case and plugs into the usb connection on a motherboard (I could never find/download the original Alienware FX Lights application to control the rgb lighting but found someone had written their own control program that allows you to turn them on/off and change their color).
I did find some pictures of Alienware Area 51 cases but where mine looks different is that the alien heads and vent type bits are chrome/silver rather than being matt silver. I believe the PSU is a 1kw supply and it has an unusual rectangular plug that goes into the power supply.
Any help in identifying this would be greatly appreciated.
I did a search and found an old article reviewing an Alienware Area 51 ALX case that looked similar, but it seemed to have a slightly different (silver?) back.
Ray
 

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LukeG310

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My friend you have an Area 51 ALX case. The rear chrome that goes on the exhaust is missing but it doesn’t prevent the case from working. The actual case name would be “Predator 2.1” and only difference between 2.0 is that the case itself is black and grills and rear part were chrome. If you were in Los Angeles I would of bought the case in a heartbeat. You sure you want to sell? These are RARE.
 

m1sterd

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Unfortunately yes, I think the case is amazing hence I bought it originally, but I need the funds to upgrade my current ageing computer.

Thank you so much for your help, now I know what it is I will work out what to ask for it, thank you again.
 

m1sterd

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Sorry one other question, do you know where I can download the official led control software? I looked previously but couldn't find anything that would install on Windows 10, I then found that someone had created their own application and made it open source, so I used that.
 

m1sterd

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I guess its closer to the top board, in that it doesn't appear to have any switches, but it has a different number of chips.

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m1sterd

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Just realised the daughter card pops out, it is the top one I think, here are pics of both sides:

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