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Is this block slim enough to save a slot? If not, are there any GPU only blocks that dont take up another slot?
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They only take one slot but the bracket at the end of the card still takes up to, so you'll need to buy a single slot bracket for your card.
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Must be nice to have the option of single slot. I'm pissed that not only is the stock backplate two slots wide, but also AMD/ATI 6950s have two DVI ports stacked to make room for the 2 display ports and the HDMI port, so I couldn't go to single slot if I wanted to. That being said, I'm glad I have the extra connectivity.

I would just contact EVGA to ask about a single slot back plate, or get to googling, as I imagine they're available, just tough to find. Best of luck!
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They only take one slot but the bracket at the end of the card still takes up to, so you'll need to buy a single slot bracket for your card.
Really? They look pretty fat, I always assumed it was a double slot, because you have the g 1/4" fittings coming out the side
     
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They do look wide. But they only like 22mm wide so Im not sure if that's another slot or what? Performance PCS has single slot brackets for 560s and such

Does anybody have one? Pics?
Edited by Philbar71 - 5/9/11 at 9:17pm
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Bump, somebody has got to have one
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Ahem... sorry for the necro.

I don't have personal experience with GPU-only blocks, but I can tell you anything over 12mm thick or so will block the next slot. This is based off the official PCI card specifications which give the max component height for PCI cards as ~14.5mm.

The only GPU-only block that I'm aware of that has any chance of being single slot is the Koolance GPU-180-H06, which is an older block and can't really compare with the newer high-performance blocks. But if you don't have a particularly powerful card to cool and you absolutely need the extra slot, it might work for you.

Hope that helps (you or anyone else who comes across this).
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