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Old 04-19-2008, 01:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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would a card like a 8800gt fit in a microATX case? They seem kinda small

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What case in particular? Some cards might be too long to fit.
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somewhere between the lines of this
Amazon.com: Ultra Micro Fly BX6 Black Micro-ATX Case with Front USB, FireWire, Audio Ports, Clear Side and 600-Watt XVS Power Supply: Electronics
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From what I can find online, the card is 9" long, so it will be as wide or wider than your motherboard. It took some searching, but I finally found a good shot of the side of it open with the motherboard tray still in it... it looks like the card will fit, but it won't leave much room.
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Yea, you might be cutting it close.
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remember, if it needs a pci-e power cable, you need room for that too.
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