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I'm thinking about going SLI, but a second gpu would block the bottom pci slot
i use two of the pci slots, one for an audio card and one for a wireless card
i've read about these things called riser cards, but would they fit between the gpu and board? im not going to attach one of these to card since i'd prefer there to be no latency between card-cord-board
i think there wouldn't be any noticeable effects if i attached a riser card to an audio card/wireless card

anyways, i want to know whether or not these will fit between board and gpu
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By "board" I assume you mean motherboard?
Riser cards would be used (IMO) to mount cards in the plane perpendicular to the traditional mounting. This would allow larger cards in super small cases with some modding. The risers, some at least, are made to military spec, and they have extremely low, if any, latency. However, they are expensive IIRC.
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You can try something like this flexible extentder.
There are multiple options for PCI, right angle, flexable, multi slot etc.
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