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November 3, 2006 8:29:49 PM

I have a lian li pc-s80 case. its a nice size tower case. but it still doesn't look big enough to fit the 8800gtx. anyone know what size case this thing needs to fit in it?

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November 3, 2006 8:33:04 PM

I hear the card will be about 11 inches long.

So you can measure exactly if you'll have room for it.

Will it fit "any" case, probably not.
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November 3, 2006 8:48:54 PM

As stated you need 11"

Your case is 590mm deep, with approx 1/2 of it take byt front/HD, Id say you have 300mm of free space wich is: 300 / 25.4 = 11.8110236"

Since the power connectore are on top of the card, it might just fit!

So yeah you need ~310mm of space to make sur it fits!
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November 3, 2006 8:49:05 PM

any news on the lengthof the r600?
November 3, 2006 8:51:19 PM

thanks. now i just need to get an adapter since my power supply only has 1 pci express connector. i doubt i'll get the 8800 though. i'll probably wait for r600, or hopeflly in 2-3 months when r600 comes out, 8800 will have fallen in price some.
November 3, 2006 8:57:50 PM

any news on the lengthof the r600?

Don't know anything about it yet.
November 4, 2006 12:46:04 AM

no cuz 8800gt sux
November 4, 2006 1:17:59 AM

I heard it will fit in anything. I heard you can take apart a sony psp or an old gameboy and fit it in their. I also heard it runs off of the power of a hearing aid battery.

OMG Im tired. I need to go to bed before I make anymore useless posts. :p 
November 4, 2006 2:19:02 AM

This won't

haha that was a good laugh :D 
Who know, maybe that could really be the future of computer gaming . . lol
p.s where did you find that awesome picture? :lol: 
November 4, 2006 3:47:28 AM

~480 MM required for the 8800gtx reference design... The 8800gts is a bit shorter, more like 230 mm. Don't forget drive cables, etc. (It'll be touch and go in my case.... May have to go back to flat, airflow-blocking cables....)

Note: that's the nvidia reference, manufacturers specs may vary.

Note 2: That's a close guestimate based on an article (daily tech) showing the ati x1950 and the n8800gtx reference side to side. I tried to account for parallax, etc, but may be off a few mm's either way.

Actual specs should be coming, I think by end of next week.