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Will a Radeon HD6950 Fit Inside Asus P8P67-M Pro Motherboard??

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Will a Radeon HD6950 2gb Fit Inside an P8P67-M Pro Mobo?
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Well it doesnt go "inside" the mobo, it attaches to it. Whether or not it will fit depends on your case.
 
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Don't you mean case? As long as your mb has a 16x slot( which it does ) it's all good
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U should be fine, and it attaches to the PCI-e lane not inside the mobo .
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No, that motherboard is waaaay too thin for that video card to fit in it.

Now you could install it in a pci-e x16 slot. Connect power to it and you might even be able to run a monitor attached to it.
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I'm sorry for the confusion guys. Of course I know that any video card will fit into a PCI express slot. To reiterate I was wondering if any part of the motherboard's components would get in the way of a large gpu like a 6950 because of its small form factor.

If not i'm going to buy it right now and stick a 6950 in that badboy.

BTW is there anything I'd be losing out on by getting a microATX board like this one?
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Originally Posted by jswizzy View Post
I'm sorry for the confusion guys. Of course I know that any video card will fit into a PCI express slot. To reiterate I was wondering if any part of the motherboard's components would get in the way of a large gpu like a 6950 because of its small form factor.

If not i'm going to buy it right now and stick a 6950 in that badboy.

BTW is there anything I'd be losing out on by getting a microATX board like this one?
It's the CASE that stops a dual slot video card from fitting--not a microATX motherboard.

Micro ATX format is still ATX format. Now if you were using a slimline case, or a mini tower, now that's a whole different ball game...and the problem there isn't the slots--it's the size/length.
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It's the CASE that stops a dual slot video card from fitting--not a microATX motherboard.

Micro ATX format is still ATX format. Now if you were using a slimline case, or a mini tower, now that's a whole different ball game...and the problem there isn't the slots--it's the size/length.

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yes falkentyne i'm aware of that. can you re-read my previous post because that is clearly not what I was asking. I was asking if "any part of the motherboard's components would get in the way of a large gpu"

anyway...

now I want to ask you. would 2 6950's in crossfire setup fit. because to my understanding the pci express slots are closer to eachother in a microatx motherboard as opposed to a regular atx motherboard.

Would I be able to stick two 6950s (one of the largest video cards in existance) in a crossfire setup in this motherboard??
Edited by jswizzy - 4/7/11 at 11:01pm
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Its not physically possible for motherboard components to get in the way of a dual slot GPU. The back side of the card is flush with the slot, and the front side with the HSF overhangs to the next slot. You'd have to be using a ONE slot motherboard for it not to fit.

You're mixing up BTX and ATX here. BTX boards can't take dual slot cards (at least not the Dells...theres always some i/o thing in the middle blocking the second slot, since it's backwards).
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