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Based purely off of this newegg review i am worried about my video cards not fitting. What are other people experiencing with this?
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Cons: North bridge heat sink is a real pain in the to stick on. It doesn't do all that great of a job either. I was getting 43c on chip set before i switched to wc. On water it is down around 33c. Dimm slots will get in the way on large vid cards. I couldn't use my gt8800 in the first slot.
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My 3870s fit the DK x38 version I have but the first PCIe slot on this board and the DK x48 is just a little bit lower then the LT x38/x48.

DK x48
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowIm...board+-+Retail

LT x48
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowIm...el+Motherboard
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I see no reason why it would have a problem with a large video card
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Anyone with other input? i am just a little nervous about it.
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Whoever wrote that review must be an idiot - my 8800GTS 512 fits fine and that goes past the ram slots...
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Whoever wrote that review must be an idiot - my 8800GTS 512 fits fine and that goes past the ram slots...
Ok my nerves are settling
Thanks for the input guys!!
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Ok my nerves are settling
Thanks for the input guys!!
The chipset cooler can go on 2 different ways, make sure you put it so the fins are closer to the graphics card than the cpu
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Based purely off of this newegg review i am worried about my video cards not fitting. What are other people experiencing with this?
Don't read newegg reviews! They're horrible and the one you quoted goes a long way in proving that...

1) He claimed his NB temp was 43°C on stock cooling, then 33°C on WC... WTH, 43°C isn't bad at all and of course WC is going to work better. :

2) "Dimm slots will get in the way on large vid cards. I couldn't use my gt8800 in the first slot." That's complete BS, my 8800GTS fits perfectly in the first slot and it's larger than the GT(thanks to dual slot cooler).
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