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post #31 of 50
I also think that cards are getting silly....

ATI cards just look augle as well when they get to this size.
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post #32 of 50
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They haven't released anything officially yet, but you can expect it to be cheaper than the GTX280, but more than the GTX260. This is assuming that Nvidia's cards sell for $600+ and $450 respectively.
yeh well it should be cheaper than the gtx280, but due to the dual chip thought it might push price higher
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post #33 of 50
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will it fit in a cm690
Yea should do. If the power connectors are on the end of the pcb it might be a bit tricky to get them in tho.
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holy mother of GOD!! its gonna be massive!!!!!!!!!!
    
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post #35 of 50
It's going to come to the point where they can either make the boards taller (non-standard) or longer. Longer cards _are_ part of the standard. I don't know if any of you remember the old days, but my 286's EGA card was FULL-LENGTH.

Still, most computer cases have hard drives in that space now. However, even mid-towers are wide enough to support a taller card.

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post #36 of 50
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yeh well it should be cheaper than the gtx280, but due to the dual chip thought it might push price higher
You will be suprise that it will be cheaper.
post #37 of 50
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I also think that cards are getting silly....

ATI cards just look augle as well when they get to this size.

Augle?! What? Augle...*** I've never seen such a fubar'd word before


This card is not going to be massive. They released the length in cm because 27 look bigger than 11, even tho it's only11" long. Unless your case is as cramped as mine, you should have no trouble fitting it.
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post #38 of 50
how long is the 3870x2? Isn't it roughly the same size?

And if "augle" means "ugly" then, I disagree, all graphics cards look essentially the same, I think it's the 3rd party non-reference coolers that can get a little ugly and out of control.
    
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post #39 of 50
Eh. That's just as long as a 9800GTX
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post #40 of 50
Suddenly Lian Li TYR PC-X2000 doesnt seem that tall,does it?
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