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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-502-_-Product

Do you think i could sli big cards like 2 gtx 580's in the top two pci-e slots? Or are the slots too close that they'll it'll be impossible?
post #2 of 8
Yes, they will fit but your top card will be starved for air.
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Should be fine with dual slot cards. Air flow won't be good since the top card is so close to the bottom card.
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Originally Posted by Villosa View Post
Should be fine with dual slot cards. Air flow won't be good since the top card is so close to the bottom card.
I see well then I guess i'll go with this then

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138317

thx all! +rep'd
post #5 of 8
should be just fine man, I think if you use the bottom card as the primary then the temps will even out. putting less stress on the top card see. you could even ziptie a 120mm or 80mm fan to the end of the GTX's... I had 2x 480's and I did that, doped my temps 14C

PS: thats a way better mb. enough space for two cards ..good luck man
post #6 of 8
the reference shrouds are designed to work right next to eachother. The top card might get a bit toasty, but should work fine.
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post #7 of 8
Good point about the stock reference shrouds/coolers. Forgot about that.
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I don't think those cards would use up all of the bandwidth with one even at x4.
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