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How big is the gtx590 comparing to a reference HD 5870? I am planning the upgrade but am unsure if the dual gpu card will fit into my case. The 5870 as of now barely fits...

Someone with the two cards please confirm if the gtx590 is bigger than the 5870.

thanks!
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11 inches

*That's what she said*
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the 590 is Card Dimensions 11.5" x 5" and the 5870 is Card Dimensions 9.5" x 5" 590 probly will be 2 inches longer then your current card.
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post #5 of 6
The card is 11.2 inches as recorded by a youtuber... anyhow.. You should be able to fit it if you have a mid atx case and a rotary cutting tool such as a dremel to do some cutting if needed

But if you are thinking about getting the GTX 590 think again, I'd suggest 2x 580's in SLI over that card anyday
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Also the 590 exhausts hot air out the end (into the case) so plan for that as well.
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