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Originally Posted by The Overclocker View Post

I think I'll get the 460GTX. When it says dual slot, does that mean it needs two PCI x16 slots?

Get a 470. It's better and only $150. And dual slot means it takes 1 slot, but overhangs over the second.
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HD 6870
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Originally Posted by lspaddle View Post

No, it just means that the cooler on the card is 2 slots wide. (it will cover the slot under the pci x16)

So it should have no problems on a Micro ATX? Another thing is that this is in a Micro ATX case, will it fit in the physical case?
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Is thier an extra pci-bracket slot on the case itself under the pci-slot on the motherboard? if so then yes it will fit.
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Originally Posted by skylinecalvin View Post

Is thier an extra pci-bracket slot on the case itself under the pci-slot on the motherboard? if so then yes it will fit.

Not able to check now, tommorow.
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This is a great deal on an overclocked HD7770 wink.gif http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102968
    
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post #17 of 52
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So it should have no problems on a Micro ATX? Another thing is that this is in a Micro ATX case, will it fit in the physical case?
as long as your mother board has the PCI-e slot AT LEAST 1 slots from the bottom yes.
seeing as Matx is about 9.6" wide and a 6870 is about 9 7/8" so it WILL BE TIGHT but should fit if the HDD cage is mounted at the top of the case thumb.gif
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post #18 of 52
I'd go with a 6870
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Make sure the 460 you get is 256-bit interface...
 
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post #20 of 52
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Make sure the 460 you get is 256-bit interface...

Why?


Did you know that 460 GTX 1GB SE 256bits is outpeformed by 460 GTX 768mb 192 bits? rolleyes.gif
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