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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 2012-04-28, 09:58 AM Thread Starter
 
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Video Card Question

I am thinking of purchasing this video card - its a Gigabyte HD 6870 with 3 fans.

The card if very big - almost 10 inches long. I have a Gigabyte Z68MA-D2H-B3 motherboard in an Antec Sonata III case. I am a little concerned that it may not fit.

Has anyone used this card? The PCI 16 slot is very close to the RAM slots, and with the longer length of the card, I'm a little concerned it might not clear the RAM.

Thanks!!

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 2012-04-28, 11:33 AM
 
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From Antec's manual:

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What size graphics card can I put into the Sonata III 500?
The maximum graphics card length is 10.5 inches.
So if all Sonata III cases are the same it looks like it should work but I would think it will be tight. Power connectors can't stick out too far and might need to connect before dropping the card in.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 2012-04-28, 11:50 AM
 
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Have you check that you have enough power supply capability for this card?
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