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Does it bother anyone else who has this card that the HDMI input is basically inaccessible because of the placement on the card? Just wanted to know if I'm the only person upset about this stupid design.
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It is reference design so the placement would be the same on every reference GTX 470.
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It's a reference card, its that way with every single Nvidia reference card - I never found it an issue as its not a full HDMI so its easier to put a mini HDMI cable in there. You can also use a DVI to HDMI adapter and still get audio if it really bothers you where the HDMI port is.
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So stop being a baby, get a DVI to hdmi and SLi it already?
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Yeah that is tight. You can pick up mini-hdmi to Hdmi cables from Monoprice for pretty cheap. Thats what I use on my GTX570 to be able to close my FT-02.
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I find it perfectly fine.
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I have the same problem, and the adapter plug thingie that came w/the card won't fit in there cause it's way fat, and it hits my case. It's not like a have some obscure case design either ... TONS of cases are like identical to mine (like the OP's) in this regard.

You'd think NV (not really PNY's fault ... although they could've throw in a cable instead of a plug, that would work better) would've foreseen the issue.

And yes, it's annoying and lame. I need to get a mini-to-full hdmi adapter that's not so fat. Maybe one that's a cable instead of a plug.
    
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