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It looks like ill be getting 2 6970s in crossfire. If i have 2 expansion slots between the cards will the standard crossfire bridge work. Ill be getting xfx cards.
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Oh and if its not long enough where can i get a longer one
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Standard will reach across 2 slots.
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post #4 of 13
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thank you that is a big relief because the one that comes with it looks small.
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2 slots..



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post #6 of 13
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thats 2 expansion slots between each card, because it looks kinda like one. sorry if im wrong

6970
exp
exp
6970

like this?
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by nick913;13840243 
thats 2 expansion slots between each card, because it looks kinda like one. sorry if im wrong

6970
exp
exp
6970

like this?

If you look at the case you can see the two brackets in between, that is the easiest way to tell.
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post #8 of 13
Yep

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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by nick913;13840243 
thats 2 expansion slots between each card, because it looks kinda like one. sorry if im wrong

6970
exp
exp
6970

like this?

That would be correct. The standard cable reaches across two PCIe slots with two slots in-between.
     
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post #10 of 13
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wow i must be blind then because i zoomed in really far and i guess since you had one card there i assumed it was one slot. well thanks guys i really appreciate it. looks like ill be getting some 6970s for bf3 biggrin.gif
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