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gtx 480 sli with Arctic Accelero?

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Hey everybody,

I currently have on my evga p55 sli board, one gtx 480 using the Arctic Accelero cooler... I plan on upgrading to a 1kw PSU and grabbing another gtx 480 as apparently they scale pretty damn well together.

My only problem is that I'm not sure the mobo will have enough space as one card has the big cooler on it...

I tried looking around a lot but couldn't find anybody with the same situation, any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks a lot!
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Also sorry if this is in the wrong place, I didn't know if it should go in the Motherboards area or here! Thanks again...
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Put one on the top slot and the other on the bottom. The top will get air but the bottom will cut it pretty close
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Hey, just looking at your sig quickly, how do you run 2x gtx 480 on a 750w? Everything I've seen says your best bet is stay near 1000w...
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Here is look what mine looks like they are very close to each other:


I think it should fit if you use the 3rd PCI-E slot below.

The AXP uses 3 slots remember.
 
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Possible. Your just the rig motherboard, with right spacing.

Im running SLI asus GTX570 direct CUII, they are 3 slot cards.
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Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
Here is look what mine looks like they are very close to each other:


I think it should fit if you use the 3rd PCI-E slot below.
Thanks man, I appreciate the picture, I think I'm definitely gonna take the plunge...
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