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wow fantastic responses.... it's because I am a nervous person
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Remember it;s not the size of the card it;s how many FPS you get.

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Yeah, I wish mine would hang down a little further.

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What I do is simple. The way I route the power cables going to the card, along with zipties, is a way to "hold" the end of the card in place....
so basically, the end is staying at the right height, being held by the 2 power cables coming from above it.......

NOT exactly nice if you're a cable-management freak tho...just functional...
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I have used a home made support ever since I got a GTX480. The waterblock (from Danger Den) was solid copper and very heavy.
Went to Ace hardware and bought some threaded rod, two welnuts (rubber cover nuts) and two felt pads. Used some extra sleeving material and voila! a $3 adjustable stand.
Still using it with my 780Ti even though the EK block is a featherweight by comparison. Once the sleeving was cut down you could not even see the threaded rod. Cheers!

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wow fantastic responses.... it's because I am a nervous person
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hey you were the one complaining about how it was hanging. Again though, your case is designed to support the card. That's what the set screw and that heavy metal plate are for. You have nothing to worry about.
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hey you were the one complaining about how it was hanging. Again though, your case is designed to support the card. That's what the set screw and that heavy metal plate are for. You have nothing to worry about.

 

Yep, just screw it in, zip up your case, and you're good to go.

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Is TwoCables like Two Chains.... "TWO CABLES!" Cables hang.. Cables hang to my ...
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well...i was going to contribute my 2 cents but this thread went down hill quickly!! lol
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Is TwoCables like Two Chains.... "TWO CABLES!" Cables hang.. Cables hang to my ...

 

It's a special mutation. :)

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If you do happen to be a cable management freak though there's an app for that IIRC
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If you do happen to be a cable management freak though there's an app for that IIRC

 

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