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I just got my first ever build together and it is great, except for a couple things.

I cannot bridge my 7970 Vapor-X cards because the 10cm bridge that comes with the cards and my MOBO (Sniper3) are too short.

Do you think that if I call Sapphire or Gigabyte they might send me a longer one?

Otherwise, where can I find one in Canada?



edit: $45 plus $20shipping!!! Insane.
Edited by GarTheConquer - 10/29/12 at 12:31pm
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Shouldnt you put the cards in slot 1 and 2 ? or slot 1 and 3 ?
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They are too tall to go next to each other and I originally tried to do bay 1 and 3 and this happened.

I'll have to electrical tape it for now but until I get I bridge longer than 3.3 inches i'll just leave it.

Do they even make Xfire bridges longer than 3.3 inches?
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I bought mine on Ebay when I had a similar problem to yours.
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The only one I see that is longer than 10cm is this one, but it specifies that it will work with 7970M. What does the "M" mean?

Edit: $45 plus $20 shipping!!! That's crazy!
Edited by GarTheConquer - 10/29/12 at 12:36pm
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Originally Posted by GarTheConquer View Post

The only one I see that is longer than 10cm is this one, but it specifies that it will work with 7970M. What does the "M" mean?
Edit: $45 plus $20 shipping!!! That's crazy!

Is that a notebook cable?

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=crossfire+cable+10cm&_sacat=0&_from=R40

Try this.
post #7 of 19
Could you get another normal length crossfire cable connect those and then connect the other the end of the second crossfire cable to the card, so you're using two cables?
The 'M' means mobile. (the mobile version of the card for laptops/or all in one PCs like iMacs).

EDIT: nvm cables would be male to male and wouldn't connect.
Edited by Plooto - 10/29/12 at 12:45pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post

Is that a notebook cable?
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=crossfire+cable+10cm&_sacat=0&_from=R40
Try this.
Quote:
10cm bridge that comes with the cards and my MOBO (Sniper3) are too short.
post #9 of 19
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Unfortunately, the one I have is the same length as those ones. I need something longer to get over the giant fan shroud on the Vapor-X...

I'd rather not cut the fan shroud because that would void the warranty would it not?

Edit: Another pic.
Edited by GarTheConquer - 10/29/12 at 12:55pm
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