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are you serious? did you even think about it before posting?
there are two full length pcie lanes there at the bottom of rampage gene, which you can install anything you want, including your sound card!
your maximus gene-z only has one full length and one x4 pcie at the bottom.
wait, don't you know that you can install an x1, x4, or any pcie card at the x16 pcie slot? doh.gif

you can install 3, yes 3, watercooled video cards and one audio card on the rampage gene

Cmon man, don't be such a dick about it. tongue.gif

It is a common misconception. Just explain and move on. No need to be hostile.
     
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are you serious? did you even think about it before posting?
there are two full length pcie lanes there at the bottom of rampage gene, which you can install anything you want, including your sound card!
your maximus gene-z only has one full length and one x4 pcie at the bottom.
wait, don't you know that you can install an x1, x4, or any pcie card at the x16 pcie slot? doh.gif
you can install 3, yes 3, watercooled video cards and one audio card on the rampage gene

In addition to that, you can plug an x16 card into the black slot; it should just clear the BIOS battery. Card will fuction perfectly, even though it only have x4 (maybe x2, I cannot quite tell) bandwidth. You can literally saw off most of the PCIe tab on your card, it will function just fine.
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In addition to that, you can plug an x16 card into the black slot; it should just clear the BIOS battery. Card will fuction perfectly, even though it only have x4 (maybe x2, I cannot quite tell) bandwidth. You can literally saw off most of the PCIe tab on your card, it will function just fine.

Well, you just gotta make sure you can supply enough power to the card. You can't just go off sawing the power pins, can ya?
 
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post #3084 of 13250
Which mATX case fits 2, AMD 7950 on a ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z Motherboard?
post #3085 of 13250
There are dozens...how about a little more about what you are looking for, what continent (some aren't available in the US and vice versa,) color, brand preference, pprice range, etc...
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Has to be available in Europe. Preferably a black case, and not a "gaming case" with flashing lights etc. I have no preferences in brands, and my budget is 250$ give or take.
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I'd start off looking at these:
Silverstone:
FT03B
TJ08 B

Lian Li:
PC-A04B
PC-V352B
PC-V354B
PC-V600FB

All of these are good cases, but each has their pros and cons...The key to building a great mATX build is planning.
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post #3088 of 13250
TJ-08e would be the best bet. smile.gif

You can also try the PS07 if that look is more to your liking.

EDIT: Damn, ninja'd.
     
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Yeah..I really like the TJ-08...solid choice for a great build, especially dual GPUs...
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The problem with the TJ-08e is that the AP181 fan does not supply air to the second card.

The PS07 on the other hand, does. They are basically the same case except for front panel and fan configuration.
     
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