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MSI P67A-G43 Second GPU wont fit.

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Hello everyone,

I was working on my computer earlier today and I noticed that if I tried to add a 2nd GPU somewhere down the line I wouldn't get it to fit. The SATA inputs would be directly under it and I wouldn't be able to plug any of my sata cables in (I have 3 plugged in now)

There is a link to the board below. If you look at the second picture and zoom in you can see that all of my sata inputs are in the way and I wouldn't be able to use them.

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=59095&...SI%2FMicroStar

How would I be able to make this work? would I have to get a PCI Sata Controller card?

thanks for the help
Edited by Fatality_ - 8/14/11 at 1:33am
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Sorry for double post but I think I would probably be able to get this to work if I just bought 3 right angle sata cables so that they don't stick upwards out of the board and this would probably work.
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right angle sata cables should do the trick.
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