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Well I was going to pick this card up for my sig rig but then I just realized something...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...TAC-_-14500166

It's 3 slots due to the cooler! My SATA cables are directly beneath my 9800GTX+ and that card takes up 2 slots.

Is there anything I can do about this? Or am I out of luck with this card on my board?

Thanks

PS. Is there a 2 slot GTX480 that can achieve the same speeds as this overclocked Zotac AMP! GTX480?
    
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You could try a 90degree port SATA cable or something. Something like this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...tl=g2c433s1084

Could let you sneak right under the card.
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Originally Posted by audioxbliss View Post
You could try a 90degree port SATA cable or something. Something like this:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...tl=g2c433s1084

Could let you sneak right under the card.
Yep, that's what I did with the same issue going from a 1-slot card to a 3-slot card, I had all 5 of my sata ports covered by the card, I lost two of them going to 90 degree cables, but I luckily only need 3.
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