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Adding cards not possible because slots in case too small?!?!

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June 27, 2012 11:48:38 AM

http://www.google.nl/imgres?q=sharkoon+t9&um=1&hl=nl&sa...

Image of my case ^ :) .

So hey guys, I bought a new pc and wanted to add my graphics card, but it doesn't fit the slot! It's just too big. So I started bending the steel like crazy and it somewhat fits, but I have 4 more cards to add and I'm scared I might break one horribly.

Also I want to buy a new graphics card (6870) but how in the world do I know if that would fit?!?!

My case is a sharkoon T9 value, the motherboard is Gigabyte Z77X-D3H with a core i7 39-something processor.

Thanks!
June 27, 2012 12:07:03 PM

Get a case that fits your setup.
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June 27, 2012 12:23:31 PM

Easiest way would be to measure the length from the pcie bracket to the HDD cage and find a card about half an inch less than that.

and can you upload a pic of what you needed to bend to get it to fit?
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June 27, 2012 1:44:05 PM

I have to work now, I'll upload it in a few hours! Thanks for your reply :) !
June 27, 2012 1:57:31 PM

To be honest, instead of ruining the case, and then creating bad airflow,I would just buy a new case. Plenty of amazing deals at newegg right now. I just picked up a nice NZXT M59 for $30 off.
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