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The heat sinks are oddly shaped it takes two and half slots..which would cause a problem plus having three of them pulling and blowing air right back on top of each card would not help with cooling the cards down

the top card would be pulling up hott air from the gpu on the bottom and then pushing it right back on the bottom card...thats the issue...Oh and the size of the haetsink and fan structure of the AMP2 is not the best it is raised higher then two slots...you might be able to though find different heatsinks for it but Dont know why you would because those Fans and sinks on the amp2 are SWEET for zotac
Edited by odin2free - 8/13/11 at 10:26am
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post #12 of 18
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Alright, so... I guess I'm going with the EVGA 3way SLI. Will *they* fit?
 
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post #13 of 18
Yes not the amp2
But the amp that i linked Will fit this case and work better ...
but honestyl you could always test it get the cards..then return them for others just a though

But as said the amp will fit
the amp2 will not (just because of heatsink design)

That board is sweet will handle nicely
what cpu and ram are you running it with?
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post #14 of 18
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Thanks for all your help, man.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231445
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Card I'm using (i need the 3GB of memory for 3d art, 2d art etc)

Really. Thanks for the mucho help.
 
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post #15 of 18
A single ZOTAC GTX580 will work with whatever OS you are planning to use.
SLI will only work on windows.

Dont know why you would require such power on that OS when crysis 2 and metro2033 will not run on that OS hehe.

If you're planning to do 3d or movie editing, you're better off just getting a GTS450, as much ram as you can and a large fast hdd for page file.
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post #16 of 18
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If you're planning to do 3d or movie editing, you're better off just getting a GTS450, as much ram as you can and a large fast hdd for page file.
stick with the gtx580...
Ram is key though your really wanting to have a crap load of it...how much does your board support? by chance..
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32 or 24 GB. I'm planning on using 16GB.

And I'm dual booting this thing =P
 
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