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Crossfire, will it fit?

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a c 189 U Graphics card
June 7, 2010 2:22:40 PM

Yes, it will, since your card is only take up 2 slots then the 2nd card will fit just fine...
The slot that you can't use is PCI slot... :) 

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June 7, 2010 9:22:35 PM

That's what I thought, it's just that looking at it, it seemed like it would incredibly tight, and there were a few things sticking out of the bottom of the the mobo. I was also worried that the cooling wouldn't be effective, since there wouldn't be anywhere for the air to go.
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a c 189 U Graphics card
June 8, 2010 2:34:31 AM

Yes, you're right, it will be a little bit tricky, dual cards setup will increase the heat significantly...
June 8, 2010 5:49:54 AM

My case does have a fan right next to the gpu's though, so it may work. Of course, even 1 5850 is pretty good, so I'm hardly going to suffer from lacking graphics.
a c 189 U Graphics card
June 8, 2010 6:06:07 AM

A single HD5850 is just still a monster... Unless you play with 3 monitors or more, no need to CF it with another HD5850... :) 
a c 125 U Graphics card
June 8, 2010 7:45:04 AM

Put the second card in the 3rd PCI-E lane (White) its still 8x which is good enough for a HD5850, this way your cards will have much more space between them.
June 9, 2010 12:58:48 AM

That won't work because the third slot is pretty low, so the card would hit my psu