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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #16031 of 28613
570 is the same length as a 580. (10.5")

the 6970 is nearly 11" long.
(if I'm not mistaken, the 5870 is 10.5" long)

I managed to squeeze in (and out...lol) a GTX 580 with 1-2mm of clearance from the cage.

Any 5870 owners (*cough*rockr*cough) want to chime in here?
post #16032 of 28613
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Originally Posted by mongoloid View Post
570 is the same length as a 580. (10.5")

the 6970 is nearly 11" long.
(if I'm not mistaken, the 5870 is 10.5" long)

I managed to squeeze in (and out...lol) a GTX 580 with 1-2mm of clearance from the cage.

Any 5870 owners (*cough*rockr*cough) want to chime in here?
My WC'ed 5870 fits with the power connectors on the back of the card, but the connectors do intrude in to the bottom 5.25" bay.
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Thanks Ink
post #16034 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Shadow of Intent View Post
Short answer is no.
Both the 6950 and 6970 are longer than the 6870 which only just fits in. You will need to either cut out the HDD cage or have a top slot pcie motherboard so the card sticks into the 5.25 bays.

I believe the maximum amount of space is 10.5 inches although im sure someone will correct me
I can't understand what the vid card manufacturer's are thinking. Why would you make a card that you know won't fit into many of the most popular cases on the market? These cases have been around for quite a while so they know what will and won't fit. It makes absolutely no sense why anyone would make a product that such a large segment of their potential sales base can't use. And corporate big wigs wonder why their sales are declining.
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I can't understand what the vid card manufacturer's are thinking. Why would you make a card that you know won't fit into many of the most popular cases on the market? These cases have been around for quite a while so they know what will and won't fit. It makes absolutely no sense why anyone would make a product that such a large segment of their potential sales base can't use. And corporate big wigs wonder why their sales are declining.
I agree, most people aren't going to mod their case to stuff in a new GPU.
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post #16036 of 28613
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I agree, most people aren't going to mod their case to stuff in a new GPU.
Thats the reason Im going with the 6870, i could modify my case but id need to spend another £60+ on a dremel to cut things out plus whatever I need to spend on 5.25 bay adapters.

In the end its not worth it so im going with a 6870 with the possibilty of crossfire later on.
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post #16037 of 28613
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Thanks Ink
Please keep in mind that I have a water block on mine, so if it had stock cooling I don't know for sure if it would fit.
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I can't understand what the vid card manufacturer's are thinking. Why would you make a card that you know won't fit into many of the most popular cases on the market? These cases have been around for quite a while so they know what will and won't fit. It makes absolutely no sense why anyone would make a product that such a large segment of their potential sales base can't use. And corporate big wigs wonder why their sales are declining.
This is the reason cases like the Corsair 600T will become more mainstream, unless the vid card manufacturers start making the cards wider like the new nVidia cards. I've posed this query before, why don't they make the cards wider to take advantage of all the wasted space in the expansion slot area of the case. The only reasoning I can see making the cards longer is maybe they get more pcb's per sheet of material and it's some sort of money saving technique. Though I don't see how it could save all that much.

But just like politics, the high end gets all the attention while the middle guys get the shaft.
    
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Received sata power connectors from performance-pcs.com today. Just stripped off the stock heatshrink tubing from the cable for my OCZ PSU. I am attempting to shorten the distances between the connectors for cable management. Here's a pic taken from phone. Those who don't have this app and has an android phone. It's well worth it.


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Received sata power connectors from performance-pcs.com today. Just stripped off the stock heatshrink tubing from the cable for my OCZ PSU. I am attempting to shorten the distances between the connectors for cable management. Here's a pic taken from phone. Those who don't have this app and has an android phone. It's well worth it.


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That's damn good thinkin'. I did the same thing, only I cut down my existing leads and scavenged connectors from my extra leads I wasn't using. I spaced them to my HDD cage so they line up perfectly with my hard drives and used heat shrink tubing between each connector.
    
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