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Hey guys, I just ordered and received a new ASUS DirectCUII 6950, I like it other than the three slots it's going to take up. However, looking at the card it seems to have a slight warp near the end of the pcb closest to the three expansion slots. Does anyone have experience with this card, does it normally experience warping because it's just so heavy? If not, should I take it back to Newegg (remember it was open box), I really have no way to test it because I'm buying my build piece by piece.
    
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It's just a small curvature, I don't know if it will effect the card at all, it makes me more wary that it was open box.
    
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Also, seeing as the card is a triple slot would I be able to do crossfire with a dual slot card along side it, or do I need to get another triple slot?
    
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As long as the card works fine, you should be fine but if you want to be safe about it, RMA it.

As far as Crossfiring, you can crossfire it with a dual or a single slot, as long as your motherboard can fit them. Which most normal dual slot mobos can.
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Check the card for warranty info. Is it a refurb? Asus' normal warranty doesn't apply to refurbs.
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I'm experiencing warping with my dual-slot card but I raised the power plugs and they hold the card just fine.

Try to avoid warping, it can cause fractures on the PCB.
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