Alain2213
2 Iron

just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

ok so i just bought me an area 51 alx and first day i noticed so many problems but i've been reading here hoping for some fixes.first thing is like everyone else here the active venting doesn't work right no matter what the percentage is. the front alien head sops lighting up for no reason.i have bios A08 and it takes for ever to boot up.i paid 6,456 for this pc and i'm getting a little frustrated.

Area 51 Alx - i7 975 extreme - 12 gb of ram 1600 Patriot Gamer Series - ATI 5970x2 - Windows 7 Ult 64 Bit - Bios - A08 - CC - 2.5.52

M15x - i7- gtx260m - 8gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

M11x R2 - i7 - ati 335m 1gb - 8 gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

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Sajin1337
3 Cadmium

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

Get ready for some dell hell.

System specs:

MB: GA-X99-SOC Champion
 CPU: 5960x @ 4.4GHz
 RAM: 16GB G.Skill @ 3400MHz
GPU's: 4x Titan X
PSU: 1600w T2
SSD: 480GB Intel 730.
Monitor: PG278Q
OS: Windows7 SP1/Windows 10 build 10586.318.

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Alain2213
2 Iron

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

i have a m15x and the m11x r2 and they work perfect.i hope dell has a team working on a new fix.because i just got it and its having many issues im sure everybody's area 51 is going through issues 2.all i have to say to dell is please get it together.we alienware users will be here to help you guys reporting each and every bug until you guys perfect it. im just hoping they come up with a fix soon.

Area 51 Alx - i7 975 extreme - 12 gb of ram 1600 Patriot Gamer Series - ATI 5970x2 - Windows 7 Ult 64 Bit - Bios - A08 - CC - 2.5.52

M15x - i7- gtx260m - 8gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

M11x R2 - i7 - ati 335m 1gb - 8 gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

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Sajin1337
3 Cadmium

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

You got that right mine had issues but now they are fixed. I have been calling dell for the last few weeks.

System specs:

MB: GA-X99-SOC Champion
 CPU: 5960x @ 4.4GHz
 RAM: 16GB G.Skill @ 3400MHz
GPU's: 4x Titan X
PSU: 1600w T2
SSD: 480GB Intel 730.
Monitor: PG278Q
OS: Windows7 SP1/Windows 10 build 10586.318.

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Alain2213
2 Iron

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

oh glad to hear that your got fixed.so your vents work perfect ? i have another question i just got my new monitor the new 23" optx 3d.they told me that this screen works with the 5970 ati's and that they are gonna release 3d drivers for the 5970.all i have to do is buy a third party 3d glasses becuz the 3d glasses nvidia kit offers obviously wont work.so is anyone 3d gaming with 5970's.i got 2 5970's and im anxious to put them to work

Area 51 Alx - i7 975 extreme - 12 gb of ram 1600 Patriot Gamer Series - ATI 5970x2 - Windows 7 Ult 64 Bit - Bios - A08 - CC - 2.5.52

M15x - i7- gtx260m - 8gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

M11x R2 - i7 - ati 335m 1gb - 8 gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

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Alain2213
2 Iron

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

oh glad to hear that yours got fixed.so your vents work perfect ? i have another question i just got my new monitor the new 23" optx 3d.they told me that this screen works with the 5970 ati's and that they are gonna release 3d drivers for the 5970.all i have to do is buy a third party 3d glasses becuz the 3d glasses nvidia kit offers obviously wont work.so is anyone 3d gaming with 5970's.i got 2 5970's and im anxious to put them to work

Area 51 Alx - i7 975 extreme - 12 gb of ram 1600 Patriot Gamer Series - ATI 5970x2 - Windows 7 Ult 64 Bit - Bios - A08 - CC - 2.5.52

M15x - i7- gtx260m - 8gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

M11x R2 - i7 - ati 335m 1gb - 8 gb of ram - windows 7 ulti 64 bit

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Sajin1337
3 Cadmium

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

Yes my vents work perfect, however I use the fixed position control in the command center. I have not heard anything about the 3d drivers so you can use 3d glasses sounds interesting.

System specs:

MB: GA-X99-SOC Champion
 CPU: 5960x @ 4.4GHz
 RAM: 16GB G.Skill @ 3400MHz
GPU's: 4x Titan X
PSU: 1600w T2
SSD: 480GB Intel 730.
Monitor: PG278Q
OS: Windows7 SP1/Windows 10 build 10586.318.

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Tesla1856
6 Thallium

Re: just got my new area 51 alx already noticing many problems HELP

Be sure you have the latest BIOS installed.

Be sure no devices in Device Manager are in error.

Be sure you have the latest Command Center installed. You can update it inside the app and the bottom. Install it and reboot.

Go back into CC, edit your theme slightly and save a new copy. Go into Thermals and save a new copy. Go to AlienFusion, and set to High Performance. Exit out, reboot and see if your computer boots and works better now.


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