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post #11 of 18
I had the same problem with a 5770 I'd put an aftermarket cooler on. I took one of my extra molex pin extractors, trimmed it a bit with a dremel making a support for it. Looked sweet actually. The end of the pin extractor fit perfectly into the enclosed corner of a Yate Loon fan I had on the cooler.
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post #12 of 18
Doesn't the HAF X come with a device designed to prevent sag?

Pretty sure I remember seeing it in my box.
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post #13 of 18
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Ya it has a vga card support which is nowhere near big enough to support one of these cards....I tried to fudge that already.
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post #14 of 18
Odd... My DCII 570 is perfectly level, no sag at all. All I did was take the PCIe cables above it, the cables come out from behind the mobo tray less than a half inch above the card.
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post #15 of 18
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Ya it has a vga card support which is nowhere near big enough to support one of these cards....I tried to fudge that already.

These cards are monsters, there's no denying it. I actually just ordered a new mobo with 4 PCIe x16 slots so that I can SLI this card in the future and still have an open slot between them for the best airflow.
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post #16 of 18
You can buy proper expansion slot support brackets from somewhere, they look very good.
post #17 of 18
i'm pretty sure you can alter the vga bracket that came with the HafX to make it work......it worked with my 4870X2 with ACX cooler
    
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post #18 of 18
I have a question! Can this GPU fit into my Antec 902 case? I know I would have to get rid of the middle HDD cage but what about the width? Will it touch my side panel?

Anyone who have this GPU in their Antec 902 case, would you kindly take a photo of it to give me an idea. Thanks!
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