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post #11 of 21
My Msi twin frozr 7850 has the power connector on the end toward the hard drive cage if that helps.
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pci-e riser cable with a ghetto mount? tongue.gif

that way you wouldn't need a whole new card, just some brainstorming and tinkering! thumb.gif
     
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post #13 of 21
everybody keeps on switching gpu and nobody proposed the easiest way.

Just cut out holes in your case for cables.
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Mold that spot in your case with a ball peen hammer....smile.gif assuming its metal of course.
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post #15 of 21
^ this or use a very small grinder then try to heat up rims and hammer them with something strudy so the edges wont be sharp.
post #16 of 21
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the replies. Hopefully I have found the answer: SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon R9 270X. It has rear connectors!! Ordered it today and should be here tomorrow. Fingers crossed it will fit... biggrin.gif
post #17 of 21
Seriously? Went AMD? Wow dude...
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Desperate times! lol tongue.gif

Its literally the only full sized graphics card I could find with rear connectors. The benchmarks dont look bad though. Will be my first AMD card!
post #19 of 21
I was thinking just what Deafboy posted, a 90 degree or thin cabled 6/8pin extensions, both are well under 40mm of clearance.
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yeah i wouldve modded well before i bought a high priced card... but im cheap and broke smile.gif
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