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So I picked up the card today. Went to install it...

Barely fit past the ram clips.
Did NOT fully seat, due to the sata ports being under the edge of the cowling.

So, I cut the ends of the cables down the side, about 2mm.
Forgot to take pictures of them before installing, I was eager to get the card up and running!

Here it is installed:
2012-03-09_21-33-03_333.jpg

The ram clips against the back plate:
2012-03-09_21-33-12_702.jpg

The modified sata cables: (if you zoom in you can make out where they are cut:thumb:)
2012-03-09_21-27-52_139.jpg

Downloading 12.2 currently! (cell phone, takes a bit..)
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