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$1,200.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1267621/videocardz-powercolor-s-hd-7970-x2-devil-13-to-cost-1200-details-surfaced/20_20
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The best thing to do with a large GPU is lay the case flat, so the motherboard is parallel to the ground. Then the large coolers for CPU/GPU don't add so much stress.
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Not the fastest graphics card if you count extreme cooling. Because this thing can't apparently do it due to the power connectors.
 
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As a 690 owner I have to ask why did they have to make it a 3 slot card?
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post #15 of 62
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Originally Posted by spacegoast View Post

Get a case that orients the mobo and GPU to mount vertically, like so:

Sounds like a killer GPU though. Wouldn't mind throwing one in my rig.

wow how is the airflow for this case? I got the NZXT Phantom because I thought i was going water cooling.... kinda lost interest...and it does not have the best airflow.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

The best thing to do with a large GPU is lay the case flat, so the motherboard is parallel to the ground. Then the large coolers for CPU/GPU don't add so much stress.

This.

I love "desktop cases", but they are getting harder and harder to find these days.
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

This.
I love "desktop cases", but they are getting harder and harder to find these days.

i have some old steel IBM ones that will support a full size video card..... but the standoffs are for 478 mobos

netvista desktop cases <3
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post #18 of 62
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Originally Posted by Zcypot View Post

wow how is the airflow for this case? I got the NZXT Phantom because I thought i was going water cooling.... kinda lost interest...and it does not have the best airflow.

Its one of the best for airflow and it is possible to water cool with some modding if you ever want to go down that path in the future. I don't think they sell the red version any,ore as it was a limited edition. There is the Silver and Black versions available now.

Edit: I would only use reference blower style coolers in the case, other aftermarket fans will make more noise and won't be as effective especially in a crossfire / sli situation.
Edited by KyesaRRi - 10/25/12 at 10:29am
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Civil war?

But Jesus. 1.5Ghz stock memory?
Edited by un-midas touch - 10/25/12 at 10:33am
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

The best thing to do with a large GPU is lay the case flat, so the motherboard is parallel to the ground. Then the large coolers for CPU/GPU don't add so much stress.

indeed. Test bench maybe?
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