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So some events occured and I may be able to get my 5870 under water too.
My mobo currently has 2 small x1.0 pci slots between my gpu slots. Would I need the triple bridge for my 5970 and 5870? or duel or quad? I thought I get the triple and then a blank. but wanted to double check first.
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if u have one slot between the daul cards then u need a dual bridge if u have a big board with 3 pci-e slots spaced out for daul cards then u need to get a tripple slots bridge

make sure to get the parellel bridge too for best performance
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Well my board only has 2 pci slots which has 2 small tiny slots between them, guess theyre the x1 slots?

Not sure about parallel because Im running a 655. will have a 360rad, 240, cpu block, 5970 and the 5870. It can handle? (not to mention an aftermarket top)

Edit: 2 inches separating the 2 pci-e slots
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I think given the choice, you should just get the triple bridge with a blank, its slightly more and leaves room for future upgrades.
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Unfortunately if you have two slots between the cards there is no EK bridge that will connect the cards. I suggest using a regular sli fitting instead.
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that sux, get a new board lol, those bridges really help support the two cards from bending and such things
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post #7 of 23
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Ill just use a short piece of tubing between the two, maybe do a parallel setup using 2 pieces of tubing? The bridge was more for looks, so no biggie.
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Originally Posted by charliehorse55 View Post
Unfortunately if you have two slots between the cards there is no EK bridge that will connect the cards. I suggest using a regular sli fitting instead.
even this wont do IYO??
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...-parallel.html
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No clue..
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Maybe a quad with 2 blanks...or Feser SLI fittings.
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