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As title reads questions and complaints

Questions

Why do 99% of nVidia cards use dual slots even with a waterblock on them, what I mean is why do they have another DVI in the other slot mad.gif

Why cant they do single slot like 70% of ATI cards do?

Will nVidia do single slot cards in the future?

Complaint

After realizing nVidia cards are still dual slots even with a waterblock its kinda stuffed me on the set up I was thinking about doing with an ASUS Maximus V GENE, 2x 780 and my Asus Xonar Essence STX sound card.

nVidia why u no do single slot cards like ATI??? making me having to consider going to the red team mad.gif

Thanks lol wheee.gif
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AMD has been doing a 2nd DVI on the upper slot for much longer than Nvidia, with the implementation of cards running more and more monitors, I doubt you'll see the trend change unless someone goes and makes a special mini display port model for Nvidia. I'm going to say you'll be hard pressed to find a high end AMD card with a free upper slot as well (unless again you go for an eyefinity model which are big $$)
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AMD has been doing a 2nd DVI on the upper slot for much longer than Nvidia, with the implementation of cards running more and more monitors, I doubt you'll see the trend change unless someone goes and makes a special mini display port model for Nvidia. I'm going to say you'll be hard pressed to find a high end AMD card with a free upper slot as well (unless again you go for an eyefinity model which are big $$)

The AMD cards I've seen has 4 mini dp ports and a DVI on the one slot and nothing on the other one confused.gif
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