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GTX and XTX double height cards

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by HEADRAT, 12 May 2006.

  1. HEADRAT

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 21,039

    Location: Cambridge, UK

    Hi,

    They render the PCI Express on everyboard I can see completely and utterly useless :mad:

    HEADRAT
     
  2. JonnyGLC

    Mobster

    Joined: 7 Oct 2004

    Posts: 3,125

    Location: Manchester

    Thanks for that.
     
  3. HEADRAT

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 21,039

    Location: Cambridge, UK

    What is the point of having a PCI Expres port if GFX card manufacturers are going to produce cards that cover them up, why don't they put them further down the board!

    What 'am I supposed to do with my Terratec Cinergy 2400i!

    HEADRAT
     
  4. Things change I've changed

    Capodecina

    Joined: 27 Jul 2005

    Posts: 12,501

    Location: The Orion Spur

    You think you,ve got it bad, I've got my 7800gtx up for sale and have just noticed the the 7900gtx uses up THREE :eek: slots on my mobo, 2 for the card it's self and also renders the one below useless b-cos if you use it it's flush against 7900gtx's fan so it gets no air :(
     
  5. PinkFloyd

    Capodecina

    Joined: 21 Sep 2005

    Posts: 14,275

    Location: Bradley Stoke, Bristol

    Watercooling ;)

    Guess thats a way to free up slots :p