thats the card and i wanna get a 8800gts but now im pissed and im worrying i spent money on that mobo and the card wont even fit. also if it does fit im trying to decide to get the 8800gts with 320mb of ram or 640mb ram
I have the eVGA 8800GTS 320 MB on the eVGA Mobo 680i SLI. The video card barely fit in my FULL Tower ATX case. Oh, you will probably need a new power supply too. I went to Fry's and got a Thermal Take Tough Power 750W for only $100.00. I think it is retail for $200.00. The eVGA Mobo and 8800GTS are power hunger board. Good luck! The 8800 GTS 320 MB ROCKS! 8)
No need to roll eyes. Honest mistake. As far as the video RAM, it all depends. What Res is your monitor. The 640mb card performs better at higher resolutions, 1600x1200 or up, than the 320mb. If you game at a lower res, the 320 will perform just fine. My comments still stand about the PSU though.
I just got my 8800 GTS 320MB yesterday for the computer I'm building and it is HUGE! I had to slide my HD down to the next slot for it to fit. I'm still waiting for my XP pro to come in so I can test it out.
From the pictures of the MB, it looks like the heatsink for the southbridge isn't higher than the actual PCIe port so it looks like the 8800 will fit.
The sink on his board IS higher than the PCIe slots, but is NOT noticebly higher than the PCI slots. PCIe slots are shorter in height than PCI slots. Card coolers are made with around 3/16 clearence above adjacent PCI slots, therfor it fits.
The motherboard's southbridge heatsink is short enough because the video card's cooler has a little extra clearence between it and the board. The other thing that might be under the edge of the video card cooler is the IDE port, but that end of the video card cooler is round and has significantly more clearence.
i was wondering will the south bridge be down far enough for it to fit on the motherboard because it looks like its right under or close the the pcie slot and since it takes up 2 slots i didnt know if it would fit cuz the south bridge is to far up
Are you asking whether the CHIPSET sink will touch the CARD sink and prevent the card from pushing in all the way?
I've already answered that question three times.
If you're asking whether the tail end of the card itself (its circuit board) will collide with those black componenents, I have news for you: That portion of every card is cut off. Simply asking such a question means you've never taken the time to look at a graphics photograph.