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Should i place the sound card at the top 16x slot and plug the graphics card into the bottom slot and directly to the nf200. Or put the sound card at the bottom and block some airflow from the card.
    
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GPU: Top 16x Slot

Sound Card: Bottom PCI-E Slot
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Thanks, did you test it with your sound card?
    
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Yes. It's a three slot card, DCUII. Two slots are free beneath it.
The sound card is in the very last slot. Plenty of airflow.
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