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What about the hard drives?
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post #12 of 15
I believe you can notch the upper section without affecting the mounting structure. Worst case is you will have to attach the slotted area (If a rivet attachment is removed) with a couple of screws.

AMD4200 could verify this!
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I am considering a Similar Scenerio!
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post #14 of 15
Actually, I'm pretty sure the location of your top PCI-E port puts the card adjacent to the bottom of the 5.25" bay.

I believe we had someone with a similar scenario in our CMSSC, yeah thought it was BD:- http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...l#post12289179

His Asus Crosshair IV has the top PCI-E located in the same place as your EVO, so like him, you'd have to cut into the bottom plate of the 5.25" bay by about an inch.



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Sorta like that I guess. Your HDD cage should be fine untouched I think, you could ask BD about it, as I'm pretty sure he could line up his 6870 and let you know exactly.

Otherwise, if removing the HDD cage ever, drilling out the rivets is a cleaner and more efficient way of removing it.
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Yeah when Cutting, You Don't cut anything Important to the structure of the case. I did mine with a dremel 200.
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