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If you have $400 to spend on the card I definitely recommend the 670. You can get the reference size and it will be WELL under 11 inches ( like 7 inches I believe).
this card would out run a pair of 470's in sli by a long shot.(for a performance reference) And it will destroy any game at that resolution, and it will be ready to go when you upgrade your screen thumb.gif

the problem with all the 670's i've seen, is that they have stacked DVI ports, and that breaks requirement #2
    
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the problem with all the 670's i've seen, is that they have stacked DVI ports, and that breaks requirement #2

O crap my fault I absolutely ignored that one doh.gif
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the problem with all the 670's i've seen, is that they have stacked DVI ports, and that breaks requirement #2

Just gotta know where to look.

Edit: Nvm stacked dvi ports
Edited by eternal7trance - 8/24/12 at 1:19pm
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thats his exact problem it can't have stacked dvi ports. I saw your build log, what is that that is blocking the slot under the gpu? its not going to be easy to find a card that doesn't have stacked dvi ports. could you ditch what ever is in that block for a performance gain?
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thats his exact problem it can't have stacked dvi ports. I saw your build log, what is that that is blocking the slot under the gpu? its not going to be easy to find a card that doesn't have stacked dvi ports. could you ditch what ever is in that block for a performance gain?

that's my wireless N card. i checked out a couple of the USB ones, and i just couldn't get the same through-put and signal strength as i can with the PCI-E card. and my board only has the 1 PCI-E, the one "below" my 2nd video card is a standard PCI slot, useless at this point.
    
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that's my wireless N card. i checked out a couple of the USB ones, and i just couldn't get the same through-put and signal strength as i can with the PCI-E card. and my board only has the 1 PCI-E, the one "below" my 2nd video card is a standard PCI slot, useless at this point.

ok I see. so off the topic, the pci-e wireless are much quicker than the usb ones? I will have to pick up a few.
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ok I see. so off the topic, the pci-e wireless are much quicker than the usb ones? I will have to pick up a few.

No there are plenty of nice USB ones. They are great for saving room.
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No there are plenty of nice USB ones. They are great for saving room.

yeah, i'm not saying that's how it is across that board, but in my situation with the ones i tried, the PCI-E was the best by a good margin.
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Looks like the best card you could get would be a 580.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130704
Or if you got more money.
http://www.amazon.com/Galaxy-GeForce-Mini-HDMI-Graphics-68NPH6DT6EXZ/dp/B007Z373DW/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1345839756&sr=8-3&keywords=galaxy+680
Not much else is there unless you want a 570.

the 580 was also the best i could come up with, but was hoping someone knew about an odd-ball card that might work in my situation. i have thought about trying to run the antenna from the PCI-E wireless card up through where the vents would be on a stacked card. here's an over head shot of my FT03. So, if i moved the lower most antenna to the top hole (my card only uses 2 antenna), i'm wondering if you would clear the second DVI port in a stack system, thoughts?

20120824_175920.jpg

EDIT: nevermind, i was thinking the linked DVIs where at the top end of the card, not at the bottom, i'm pretty sure i don't have enough wire to do it the other way.
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