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Is the Asus Maximus 3 Gene really that good?

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March 25, 2010 7:31:12 PM

Ok 1st of all I am planning to buy an ATI 5850. And I'm worried that the enormous 5850 will not fit into the maximus 3 gene. Can anyone help me out? Does anyone here have the maximus 3 gene? Thanks allot :D 

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March 25, 2010 7:38:07 PM

It looks like it will be a little tight in the top PCIE slot near the ram but it should snuggle in there just fine. If not you can use the bottom PCE slot with no problems.
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March 27, 2010 3:45:14 PM

OK thanks allot you really helped me. I asked this question on this forum because i could not find a answer to my question anywhere else on the Internet. I've read so much about that the 5850 is really a enormous card. So you say it will fit with out a problem in the bottom slot? What I am also scared of is, if it gets to close to any other part of my PC it overheats??? Is that true? :??: 

These are the parts I am buying:

Intel Core i5 750
Sapphire ATI Radeon 5850
Asus Maximus 3 Gene
Huntkey 700W modular PSU
2x2gb 1333MHz DDR3 Chaintech memory
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
Thermaltake M9D Mid-Tower Chassis
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March 27, 2010 3:46:08 PM

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May 21, 2012 2:03:58 PM

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