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post #51 of 111
Wait, is the cooler itself 3 slots but the card itself only takes up 2 expansion slots? Like the 780 version of the Lightning?
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post #52 of 111
The cooler is about 2.5 slots to keep heat down
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post #53 of 111
Well, if I get it, its getting a waterblock the day EK releases them. Just need to see if it's 2 or 2.5 without the cooler on it.

Want to make a "small" but powerful mATX build, but only have 5 expansion slots.
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post #54 of 111
You guys need to let the EK reps know. They may not even make blocks unless they hear from people.
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i want someone to hurry up and give us a pcb shot of this card with components actually on it instead of the blank pcb.
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Stick it up your bum MSI with those outputs. I'll keep my 4x mini DP on my 7970 thanks.
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Stick it up your bum MSI with those outputs. I'll keep my 4x mini DP on my 7970 thanks.

umm why?
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i just noticed that the 290x lightning has crossfire fingers

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lol msi trolling rolleyes.gif
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umm why?

Because 1xDP, 1xHDMI and 2xDVI is stupid.
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