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Diamon 6970 Problem... help please

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I'm attempting to install my new Diamond 6970 graphics card into my Antec 900. The motherboard being used is the Asus Pro 1155.

The problem is it doesn't fit. I'm not talking length-wise. I'm talking about the metal piece which goes against the rear of the case. Where the vent of the graphics card is, the metal piece is too low... so when I try to plug the graphics card in, it doesn't fit into the PCI slot because the metal stops against my case disallowing the card to be put in.

What the hell??? I just returned my GTX 460 due to driver crashes... and now I get a card that doesn't fit.........
    
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Hmmmm can you take a pic?
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Originally Posted by mastical View Post
Hmmmm can you take a pic?
Unfortunately my camera phone doesn't take good low-light pics, and my regular camera isn't charged.

It's basically like this tough:

http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/9621/12997408.png
    
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Well, I got it in. But I'm not quite satisfied with how well it's in. It's snug, but it didn't "snap" in and go far enough for me to feel like I put a regular graphics card in. When I put any other graphics cards in a PCI slot, you know they're in. With this one, I wasn't sure if I was half way or not. Either way, it's working now.

Oddly CPU-Z reports negative 2048MB of graphics memory "-2048MB", and doesn't report on the clock speeds.

The benefit though is this: No more crappy 400-series drivers from NVidia.
    
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