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#1 Swiftkey

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:42 AM

I have after much research on the web, what i believe is an alienware area-51 alx Case. While I'm pretty sure that this case can hold an atx motherboard I'm not 100% sure. Can anyone confirm this for me? 

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#2 Swiftkey

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:44 AM

Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alienware

 

http://www.ebay.ca/i...1#ht_1048wt_932

 

Motherboard I have in it: http://techreport.co...8xe-motherboard



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:47 AM

According to the Dell website, the case does support standard ATX motherboards: http://www.dell.com/...econdaryContent


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:48 AM

I understand that if I have this motherboard in it it must be able to hold an atx form factor MB, but I have a person challenging my statement and saying that it's a proprietary micro atx form factor



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:48 AM

I understand that if I have this motherboard in it it must be able to hold an atx form factor MB, but I have a person challenging my statement and saying that it's a proprietary micro atx form factor



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:48 AM

Awesome, Thank you very much Euro 



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:49 AM

ah wait, I spoke too soon, this isn't the same case



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:56 AM

Also note that it may hold an ATX sized board but it probably has a small amount of room inside of it despite its appearance.

It will most likely be just a normal mid-tower stamped steel case, with Alienwares 'pretty' plastic outer shell.


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 11:01 AM

I would also note that some of the grill appears to be missing on the bottom left corner, and it looks like it's been knocked around a bit.


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 11:14 AM

I would also note that some of the grill appears to be missing on the bottom left corner, and it looks like it's been knocked around a bit.


Agreed...it looks pretty rough.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 11:31 AM

If your buying this case because you like the looks I would pass on this and buy another Alien case that has all of the pieces. This offering looks like something I would put on the curb on Thursday morning.


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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:27 PM

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