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Will a double slotted card fit in my PC? [IMG attached]

Hey guys, this will be my first graphics card purchase, so I would like to get everything right! I humbly ask for your help.

Currently, I am eyeing the Saphire Radeon 5670 1GB GDDR5] (as per Tom's Hardware's Best Graphics Card for Money July 2011) and I noticed that it was double slotted. (one PCI-e slot, takes up two spaces) I looked at my computer, and there was a free panel, but there is a battery and some capacitoatrs also. Will the card fit?

Here is where I am planning on putting it:
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The PCI-e slot is the long, black slot.
Here are the computer specificiations if it helps


If it can't fit, I am thinking of buying this one card albeit slower card.

Any other commentary is also greatly appreciated. Thanks again!

P.S: As a side note, will the default 300W power supply be fine for this card?
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    It'll be fine. The capacitor and battery will not interfere with any card.

    I prefer the following HIS HD 5670 to the Sapphire that you want. It's $5 more, but it exhausts the hot air directly out the back of the card rather than into your case.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161334

    However, to save money I would rather go with the following Sapphire HD 5670 512MB card for $63 after rebate. The HD 5670 is actually too slow to take advantage of 1GB of VRAM. You may get an extra 1 or 2 frames at best depending on your resolution by going with 1GB of VRAM.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102870
  2. as for your second question.....

    no there are really no gfx cards that will be supported by a 300 watt psu


    so

    with that being said..... if you have to invest in a new psu anyway....every 20 dollar bill more you put into that gfx card gets you a lot more
  3. jaguarskx said:
    It'll be fine. The capacitor and battery will not interfere with any card.

    I prefer the following HIS HD 5670 to the Sapphire that you want. It's $5 more, but it exhausts the hot air directly out the back of the card rather than into your case.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161334

    However, to save money I would rather go with the following Sapphire HD 5670 512MB card for $63 after rebate. The HD 5670 is actually too slow to take advantage of 1GB of VRAM. You may get an extra 1 or 2 frames at best depending on your resolution by going with 1GB of VRAM.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102870

    Ah, very interesting. If that's the case, then the link that you posted seems to be the best bet. Why would they even sell a higher memory card if it cannot utilize all of the memory? Perhaps for overclockers? :S

    I apologize for doubting you BadTaylorX, but is there no way that the 300W power supply will function? The reason I ask is because the default PC came with an HD 4650 and apparently, this HD 5670 actually consumes less power!

    Thanks for the answers so far!

    EDIT: After looking a bit more, I have decided to go with your suggestion - the 512 MB Sapphire Radeon 5670 card. Thanks a billion!
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