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Uh oh... I just purchased an Asus Maximus iv Extreme-Z and a couple sapphire 6970s (Dual fan models) Does that board have enough room between the cards? Would it have been better to purchase the normal cards?

Sapphire 6970 Dual fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102957
Normal card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102918
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You should be using the 1st and 3rd slot so you should be fine, particularly if your case has a side fan.
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My case is an antec LANboy Air. It has 2 side fans for the GPUs.
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Uh oh... I just purchased an Asus Maximus iv Extreme-Z and a couple sapphire 6970s (Dual fan models) Does that board have enough room between the cards? Would it have been better to purchase the normal cards?

Sapphire 6970 Dual fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102957
Normal card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102918

Yes, but they will be sticking really close to each others.
 
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