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Thats what my card slook like together. The GTX 580 is the top card and the bottom one is the 9800gt. Is the 9800gt too close? It takes into 1/4 of the 580's fan.
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Why is it kinda slanted?
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I wouldn't even use a physx card with a 580. That thing spanks any game with physic itself. Besides maybe mafia 2 with full cloth physx
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Hey yeah, what gives? Why is the card with less weight slanted?
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it won't hurt anything like that, remember those cards are made to stack 4 deep in a 4-way SLI config.
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Hey yeah, what gives? Why is the card with less weight slanted?
i think it's an optical illusion, if you notice the shroud on the 580 slopes down towards the right. If you look just at the 2 pcb's on the cards they look parallel.
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I wouldn't even use a physx card with a 580. That thing spanks any game with physic itself. Besides maybe mafia 2 with full cloth physx
+1 to that. Run some benches and see if the 9800gt gives you any benefits with Physx. If it doesn't or gives little, remove it
    
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Its a slanted card. Te VGA ports are the thickest part and it slims down as you get to the fans. I had the same issue when i first saw it also. It is an optical illusion But is that too close?
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Its a slanted card. Te VGA ports are the thickest part and it slims down as you get to the fans. I had the same issue when i first saw it also. It is an optical illusion But is that too close?
Oh ****! IT IS an optical illusion. Great eyes bro
    
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So is it SAFE TO RUN THE CARDS TOGETHER THAT CLOSE?
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