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Phobya 3 slot fittings don't work

post #1 of 8
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Just wondering if anyone else has had issues with the phobya crossfire/sli fittings. I have the P8z77-V mobo and cannot get the 3 slot fitting to work with EK blocks.
post #2 of 8
Why won't they work?
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Just slightly too long. I can actually force the cards into the slots, but they are visibly bowed away from eachother.
post #4 of 8
Are you sure the cards are perfectly level before screwing in the retaining screw that hold them to the backplate?

You can file the tube down but you need to be careful to make sure that you bevel the edges so that they don't damage the o ring in the fitting.

Alternatively, if you can, RMA them and buy Enzotech, Feser or other manufacturers fittings.
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post #5 of 8
If you want to use 'links' between the cards I would suggest the use of EK-HD Tubing and Adapters: http://www.ekwb.com/shop/blocks/vga-blocks/multiple-block-connectivity/hd-tube-adapter-system.html

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post #6 of 8
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Are you sure the cards are perfectly level before screwing in the retaining screw that hold them to the backplate?

You can file the tube down but you need to be careful to make sure that you bevel the edges so that they don't damage the o ring in the fitting.

Alternatively, if you can, RMA them and buy Enzotech, Feser or other manufacturers fittings.

Hey Big Elf...not sure exactly what you mean by the retaining screw. I was using these fittings.
http://www.xoxide.com/variable-slicrossfirevidconnection-nippleg13slot.html

The EK tubing looks nice...I ended up just using two compression fittings for now. I might have to try those out.
post #7 of 8
You screw the cards to the backplate of the case. If the cards aren't level then that might be why the fittings seem too long.
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post #8 of 8
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Oh... at the pci slots?
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