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Will my motherboard fit a graphics card?

I have an ECS A75F2-M2 mobo, and am planning to crossfire a radeon hd 6670 with my amd a8 5600k APU. The Pci slot looks soo close to the other components and it looks like it might not fit. I've never done it before- I'm wondering if I can put a Radeon hd 6670 PCI 2.0 GPU in my mobo?
Forgot to mention I have an AMD A8 5600K APU (CPU with integrated Radeon hd 7560D graphics) which allows me to use "Dual graphics" with a 6570 or 6670.

Mobo - http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5246450&CatId=13
GPU - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102950
Any help appreciated -

Also, I just noticed it doesn't say PCI 2.0 on my mobo, if I have pci 1.1- how much will the graphic card slow down because of it?
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  1. Also, if anyone does happen to read this, I would appreciate it alot... I just found out my mobo is PCI 2.0, what would happen if I do put in a pci 2.1 instead of a 2.0?
  2. you only have 1 PCIe 2.0 slot, forget the second GPU.
    Your other slot is a PCI slot not a PCIe
  3. tomalh said:
    you only have 1 PCIe 2.0 slot, forget the second GPU.
    Your other slot is a PCI slot not a PCIe

    I probably should of mentioned this, woops.. I have an APU (AMD A8 5600k with Integrated Radeon HD 7560d graphics), which allows me to use a 6570 or 6670 GPU together
  4. That means that you can have a 6670 working alongside the integrated graphics. You can't have 2 6670's.
  5. Taylor_31 said:
    That means that you can have a 6670 working alongside the integrated graphics. You can't have 2 6670's.

    Thanks for the reply but my main question was could my motherboard fit in just any plain graphic card? It looks really tight and I don't think it can fit. Thanks
  6. The motherboard isn't going to be the issue for size constraints - the case is.

    You have a PCIe 2.0 slot - of course it'll fit a graphics card. There's no such thing as a PCIe slot that doesn't fit a PCIe card, that would be... well, pointless.
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    Your motherboard will allow any PCI-e based (no AGP - I know it's been awhile since these were out) GPU.

    Wiki Link on PCI-e

    As far as I know PCI-e versions are all backwards compatible, so you can use a PCI-e 3.0 GPU on a PCI-e 2.0. Of coarse your limited to the lowest common denominator, but you will be able to use your GPU in that slot without any issues.
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  9. lunyone said:
    Your motherboard will allow any PCI-e based (no AGP - I know it's been awhile since these were out) GPU.

    Wiki Link on PCI-e

    As far as I know PCI-e versions are all backwards compatible, so you can use a PCI-e 3.0 GPU on a PCI-e 2.0. Of coarse your limited to the lowest common denominator, but you will be able to use your GPU in that slot without any issues.


    Thank you very much, this answered my question.
  10. DarkSable said:
    The motherboard isn't going to be the issue for size constraints - the case is.

    You have a PCIe 2.0 slot - of course it'll fit a graphics card. There's no such thing as a PCIe slot that doesn't fit a PCIe card, that would be... well, pointless.


    This also helped me, thank you. There is no choice for 2 best answers though :??:
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