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6990 WC and a Revodrive x2

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hello,
I'm about to put together a new system and i was wondering about something:
i will be using a cross-hair V board and a 6990 that is water cooled and a OCZ revodrive as the boot drive but, i wanted to know if the water cooled 6990 will block the installation of the revodrive under it? i would think not because it would only take up on slot but i would like to be sure. Any bosy have any answers?
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Definitely not, unless you're using one of those old GPU only blocks that are really large. Definitely not a problem with full cover blocks. The waterblocks usually aren't bigger than 1.5 slots since any larger and they would be too heavy. Looking at the CIVF PCI-E layout, all the PCI-E slots are 2 apart so you're fine.
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Definitely not, unless you're using one of those old GPU only blocks that are really large. Definitely not a problem with full cover blocks. The waterblocks usually aren't bigger than 1.5 slots since any larger and they would be too heavy. Looking at the CIVF PCI-E layout, all the PCI-E slots are 2 apart so you're fine.
now just so we are on the same page, the little slot, under the first slot, that is the one that the revodrive would plug into. So there will not be a clearance issue that close?
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