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post #1 of 10
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So I've got my two HIS IceQ HD6970s hooked up, and it seems the xFire cable included is too short

Since the cards are relatively big, I was forced to use the 3rd PCI-E slot as opposed to the one right under it.

Are there longer cables? Or is there something else I'll have to do?

ETA: Mobo is an Asus P8P67 WS Revolution

Edited by VaiFanatic - 8/1/11 at 10:17pm
post #2 of 10
I believe they sell different lengths...
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Wish I would have known that before hand
Would have ordered one.
post #4 of 10
hmm your motherboard doesn't come with one?

you could always look in sales. people on here usually sell them.
    
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post #5 of 10
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Oddly enough, it came with a nice long one for SLI -___-
post #6 of 10
Measure the distance between them, i might have a crossfire bridge that you can have.
post #7 of 10
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Distance is roughly 8-10 centimeters. it's hard to get an accurate reading with way the heatsinks are.
post #8 of 10
Found this on ebay - it looks exactly like the long one that goes between my 5770s in the first and third slot with room to spare - crossfire bridge
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xeelee View Post
Found this on ebay - it looks exactly like the long one that goes between my 5770s in the first and third slot with room to spare - crossfire bridge
$9?? O.o It should have come with one
The cards came with ones that were 7cm long.
post #10 of 10
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Disregard!! I decided to look in my stash of spare parts from my last build (The Beast), and found the xFire cable from my 5870. It's more than long enough and fits perfectly!
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