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Will a 6850 fit on this motherboard, let alone this case? Both are microATX.
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it will fit on that motherboard but will BARELY fit in the case
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How barely is barely? Only 1 optical drive and one HDD will be going in. The case has to be as portable as possible.
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Depends on which model. Some have different PCB lengths, cooler widths, ect. Some of the cards I've seen were not too obnoxiously big, but some were based on the 6870 PCB and quite huge.
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Looking at this Sapphire one...different sources list it at different sizes.
Worst comes to worst, I machine the case to allow for the card, but I don't want to much at all.
Edited by JoeWalsh - 5/20/11 at 11:37am
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Looking at this Sapphire one...different sources list it at different sizes.
Worst comes to worst, I machine the case to allow for the card, but I don't want to much at all.
link broken

But for Sapphire,

These are the small ones:

And these ones are big:

Edited by damric - 5/20/11 at 11:33am
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it will be 1-3 inches left
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Link is working. It's the first one of those two. I'll go ahead and order it, then.
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Link is working. It's the first one of those two. I'll go ahead and order it, then.
You can always remove the shroud (just 4 small screws) too. I took both of my shrouds off when adding some RAM heat sinks and never bothered to put them back on.
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