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post #3321 of 5659
Hi all was wondering if anyone had installed x2 gf800gtx in sli and fitted a Razer Barracuda™ AC-1 Gaming Audio Card in the middle. I am thinking of getting one but need to know if there's enough room inbetween the cards for the sound card?
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post #3322 of 5659
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Hi all was wondering if anyone had installed x2 gf800gtx in sli and fitted a Razer Barracuda™ AC-1 Gaming Audio Card in the middle. I am thinking of getting one but need to know if there's enough room inbetween the cards for the sound card?
Maybe you have some room to fitted.I think some members have sli and a sound card too.And you have any cooling in the SB?
Edt:Litlratt and mhill2029 run sli and a sound card,send a pm and they can check for clearance in the sound card.
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post #3323 of 5659
my SB is still as stock, so nothing there to get in the way. I did not do any major NB & SB mods as tbh i like the pipes on the mobo.
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post #3324 of 5659
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Hi all was wondering if anyone had installed x2 gf800gtx in sli and fitted a Razer Barracudaâ„¢ AC-1 Gaming Audio Card in the middle. I am thinking of getting one but need to know if there's enough room inbetween the cards for the sound card?
Normally, length is the issue with sound cards. Surely they didn't design a 2 slot audio card.
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my SB is still as stock, so nothing there to get in the way. I did not do any major NB & SB mods as tbh i like the pipes on the mobo.
I recomend after market cooling for nb and sb if planning,in OC your rig.Specially if you going for high speed.
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post #3326 of 5659
Here's link to see Sound card it looks quite long, and the SB does come up a bit so was worried it might not slot in etc. As for comment on Oclocking i have my rig at 3.3 which runs fine for me, if i wish to go higher then i would have to look at making changes, & tbh i think i would look at going down the water cooling route if and when i wish to go higher. Later down the line i will replace CPU with a quad so no real point of Oclocking what i have to death atm.

http://www.razerzone.com/index.php?m...products_id=41
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post #3327 of 5659
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Hi all was wondering if anyone had installed x2 gf800gtx in sli and fitted a Razer Barracuda™ AC-1 Gaming Audio Card in the middle. I am thinking of getting one but need to know if there's enough room inbetween the cards for the sound card?
As long as you intend to use the stock Southbridge cooler you won't have any issues fitting a Razor in there with two graphics cards in SLi. You may have issues if you ever decide to use a water block on the Southbridge at a later date though, as the audio card may block the tubeing.

Given the price of the Razor card, you may want to consider an Asus Xonar D2 instead. I switched from a Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty to the Xonar and am pretty satisfied with it. Despite not supporting EAX over 2.0, it's a good quality card and all its features work correctly under Vista.
post #3328 of 5659
thanx for the comments guys, will have little think, and check out water cooling on south bridge in case i do go that route.
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post #3329 of 5659
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thanx for the comments guys, will have little think, and check out water cooling on south bridge in case i do go that route.
FYI i have SLI GTX's and a X-Fi Xtreme Gamer in the middle. plenty of room.
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Well, you won't get higher than 3.6 Ghz on this board with a quad-core, so either oc the crap out of the E6700 with some aftermarket NB cooling, or get a different mobo for the quad.
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