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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #1221 of 28613
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Originally Posted by rodney_ws View Post
I own a CM Scout and I've measured to confirm the maximum GPU length and it is obvious that an ATI 5870 will NOT fit in the case because of the welded in drive cage at the front of the case. However, assuming the motherboard I go with has a really high sitting PCI-E slot up top, is it possible that the card could extend into the 5.25 drive bays and still sit properly? Looking over various motherboards it does appear that maybe a super-long card could partially rest inside the 5.25 inch bays. Any thoughts on this or am I just crazy?

As i havent got any of the parts yet this is just my thoughts, it all depends on the witdh of the card,(logical). what i would most likely do is if it doesnt fit in a 5,25 drivebay, is to chop down,the hdd cage 1-2 slots( depends on how many hdds you got) or remove the cage completly ( if you only got 1 hdd) and put the hdd in a 5,25- 3,5 adapter and put it in the drivebay under the dvd player
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post #1222 of 28613
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Originally Posted by rodney_ws View Post
I own a CM Scout and I've measured to confirm the maximum GPU length and it is obvious that an ATI 5870 will NOT fit in the case because of the welded in drive cage at the front of the case. However, assuming the motherboard I go with has a really high sitting PCI-E slot up top, is it possible that the card could extend into the 5.25 drive bays and still sit properly? Looking over various motherboards it does appear that maybe a super-long card could partially rest inside the 5.25 inch bays. Any thoughts on this or am I just crazy?
Yeah, it was done with the 4870x2 if I'm not mistaken. It sat a bit in the last 5.25" bay. Like you said "However, assuming the motherboard I go with has a really high sitting PCI-E slot up top..." you have to take that into account as well.

A nice person with a Scout & 5870 needs to cure our curiosity
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post #1223 of 28613
I may get it this week or as late as 23 october.. if no one has posted it yet ill get it down right away
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post #1224 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Xiliii View Post
Since i most likely will remove the hdd cage so i can fit the 5870, i want something to be down there so it doesnt look like hole with nothing in it.

So 1 possibilty would be to make a false floor all over and make a cut out the logo and light it up someway. an poor example

If i do so i can even hide the Hdd under there... only problem i see is that it will mess upp the airflow from the bottom fan
Hey guys, DON'T PANIC!!! haha the actual length of the pbc on the 5870 is 10.5 inches, its that damn batmobile heatsink thing they put on it that makes it 11 inches. Just wait to buy a non-ati reference card like for instance the sapphire vapor-x model or something. Thats what im going to do anyways...
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post #1225 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Hey guys, DON'T PANIC!!! haha the actual length of the pbc on the 5870 is 10.5 inches, its that damn batmobile heatsink thing they put on it that makes it 11 inches. Just wait to buy a non-ati reference card like for instance the sapphire vapor-x model or something. Thats what im going to do anyways...
Well sounds good... but i dont know where the hell to get it from not alot of sellers in norway who sell "aftermarket" things, so if any1 got any links to some selling places in norway,sweden or danmark preferably i would be realy happy.
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post #1226 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Xiliii View Post
Well sounds good... but i dont know where the hell to get it from not alot of sellers in norway who sell "aftermarket" things, so if any1 got any links to some selling places in norway,sweden or danmark preferably i would be realy happy.
Don't worry dude, those cards aren't even out yet but they most likely will be in the next month or two. If you have any trouble finding the cards in Norway i'm sure some of us in this forum would be glad to help ya find one
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post #1227 of 28613
Could maybe even looking at going this route.

PCI-E 16x Extension Cable, it would certainly help with the desired positioning and might prevent any unwanted cutting been performed.





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post #1228 of 28613
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Originally Posted by photonmoo View Post
Could maybe even looking at going this route.

PCI-E 16x Extension Cable, it would certainly help with the desired positioning and might prevent any unwanted cutting been performed.





Well i dont realy see a spot to put it but not a bad idea overall
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post #1229 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Don't worry dude, those cards aren't even out yet but they most likely will be in the next month or two. If you have any trouble finding the cards in Norway i'm sure some of us in this forum would be glad to help ya find one
They're out here in Aus, the Sapphire & Powecolor

Dimensions:

11x5 inches = 5870
9.5x5 inches = 5850
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post #1230 of 28613
EEK!!!:eek :

TRI-FIRE 5870's (Already)

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