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HIS IceQ 7950, Is it suppose to flex this much?

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Eventually cards will flex to that extent. It shouldn't cause any problems though.
    
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Just got it a week ago.
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unless your violently shaking your case it should be fine it will not break apart , but all in all it would not hurt to support the card.
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Alright so they* all do this? Never had a card this big.


edit: didn't notice the typo haha.
Edited by Vrait - 9/2/12 at 5:51pm
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what? yeah, if your concerned about it just make something that can support it, it might not be aesthetically pleasing but at least you will know that you shouldn't have it breaking your pci slot off. btw its alright to put a support the plastic part of the cooler.
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easiest way to support the end of the card is to pull your pcie cables in above it and pull the cables tight and tie them off to hold it straight
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Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post

easiest way to support the end of the card is to pull your pcie cables in above it and pull the cables tight and tie them off to hold it straight

Thanks worked perfectly!
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Lol, I had to use zip ties to hold my card up. Doesn't look the prettiest but works. I didn't expect a standard stock card (other than the DC II) to do that though. Interesting. But yeah, zip tying the cables to hold it straight (behind the motherboard tray) will usually do the trick just fine.
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