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post #2441 of 3890
There should be at least one slot between the two...but what usually happens is that there is no gap between the shroud of one and the back of the other, this is what you have to try and get away from doing. But this will totally depend on the 16x PCIE lanes on your motherboard.
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post #2442 of 3890
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Originally Posted by mav2000 View Post
There should be at least one slot between the two...but what usually happens is that there is no gap between the shroud of one and the back of the other, this is what you have to try and get away from doing. But this will totally depend on the 16x PCIE lanes on your motherboard.
Makes sense. How on earth do you judge that before buying the cards. Looking at my MoBo layout there is no way I can do it using the two 16x lanes. I do have a 8x lane which others here suggested using and seemes like a good idea to me. I am concerned that its to close to the PSU though.
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post #2443 of 3890
Finally got my 6950 fitted in my case. Only .4cm of clearance on the end!

Unlocked the lazy shaders and it's GTG. 2 BILLION keys/sec in dnetc!
 
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post #2444 of 3890
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Makes sense. How on earth do you judge that before buying the cards. Looking at my MoBo layout there is no way I can do it using the two 16x lanes. I do have a 8x lane which others here suggested using and seemes like a good idea to me. I am concerned that its to close to the PSU though.
Could you use the 1st and 3rd slot?? Both PCIE 16x
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post #2445 of 3890
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Could you use the 1st and 3rd slot?? Both PCIE 16x
That is the first port of call. I'll see how close together they are and how it goes for heat. Failing that I'll use 3 and 7

The only other thing is my sound card is in the slot above the first 16x lane so time will tell.
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post #2446 of 3890
Can I join in ? ... Woo Hoo Picture time ...


... ain't she Pretty ?
She's almost not much bigger than an old 9800 GTX+ I still have ... a bit LONGER but should be NO issue at all fitting in the case I'll be installing it tomorrow and see if it unlocks ! ? ! -$20.00 Off Rebate plus TWO FREE Games ... I couldn't pass it up.

And to TOP IT OFF .... my Toxic UNLOCKED !!! Wooo Hooo !!!


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So I finally got a response from XFX about my card and it wasnt something I did, my Card was bad so now they will send me another one. Hopefully a new one that would be great
    
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post #2448 of 3890
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So I finally got a response from XFX about my card and it wasnt something I did, my Card was bad so now they will send me another one. Hopefully a new one that would be great
My cars just been tested by XFX too. Gotta wait for the reseller to get a new one for me if the test results go my way.
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Finally got my 2nd one
post #2450 of 3890
Im waiting on response from them about where im suppose to get mine if there not sending me one Im not sure it didnt really say in the paper work I dont think unless im blind lol.
    
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