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My board x58 Sabertooth Sli slots are located with 1 pci slot in between, which means if I am going to run the 2 cards tgt, they will be kissing each other.

I heard the Gainward Phantom is a 2.5 slot, with the cards still work in Sli????? and if so, will the temps be horrible?
    
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No, that extra 0.5 slot would hang over the PCI-E slot of the second card and block it, preventing you from fitting it. Have a gander at some comparison diagrams I found online - not the same mobo, but hopefully acts as an illustration.

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But they say that the Gainward Phantom supports 3-way Sli, if it does it would take up effectively 9 Pci-e slots, is there a mobo that has that many??
    
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No, you just need seven. For example; EVGA SR-2. The last card hangs over the end of the board.
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