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XFX 5850 + Zalman Z7 Plus - Will it fit?

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I am looking at getting the XFX HD 5870 1GB (model HD-587X-ZNFC)
and am wondering whether it will fit in my Zalman Z7 Plus case.

If it helps, the drive bay can be moved, and at the moment, the drive bay fills the bottom 4 5.25 bays, and my HDD is in the top section (the cage holds 5 HDDs) then there is a card reader in a 3.5" adapter (the card reader can go as it's crap).

Zalman reckon the case holds up to 12" cards but I'm not so sure it will fit.
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Measure 12" from the start of the PCI-E slot. If you have 12" without obstruction then it will fit.
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Measure 12" from the start of the PCI-E slot. If you have 12" without obstruction then it will fit.
This. But sounds like it if you can remove the HDD cage
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Hy3rid, looks like you have a similar card to the one I'm buying. Is that the one from OCUK by any chance? Can you measure how long it is for me?
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