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How many hard drives can a antec 900 fit with a large graphics card?

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Hello all,

I have the system below. I just ordered an AMD 6950 graphics card which I believe is too big to fit in my current case, the Antec 900, without taking out the hard drive enclosure. Does anyone know how many hard drives you can fit into the Antec 900 if you have to take the hard drive container out?
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Mine holds 9 HDD'S,Even with 2 HD 3850's
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I have the HD 6970 and have plenty of room for 6-7 HDD's... The HD6970 just fits before the HD rack, maybe a 1/2" of space.
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HDDs are limited by the cage, so as many as the cage can hold. I had a 4870X2 with no probs.
 
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I have the HD 6970 and have plenty of room for 6-7 HDD's... The HD6970 just fits before the HD rack, maybe a 1/2" of space.

Wow seriously? My 4870 512mb edition barely fit into my case and people told me that the 6950 was longer.
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Wow seriously? My 4870 512mb edition barely fit into my case and people told me that the 6950 was longer.
Yep, it fits no problem, in fact I just measured, it has just under 1-1/2" of space.

I don't have any photos unfortunately
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I had my current vid card in an antec 900. Get somthing like This if space is tight. I could have lined my antec with HDD drives with out any inerfearance from GPU.
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you could always find you some 3.5" to 5" adapters. I use two of them in my puny Smilodon just because of this issue.
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