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Asus board for video card?

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Prometheus Xex, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. I recently purchased an ATI X850XT AGP video card. My problem is that the
    card is extra thick (large cooling fan...
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Sapphire/Radeonx850xtpeagp/4) and takes
    up the first available PCI slot under the AGP slot.

    My question is, does a motherboard exist that has more gap between the AGP
    and first PCI to accomodate these chubby video cards? It would be nice if
    the motherboard had built-in network and sound (I need 2 sound cards) as to
    leave more options for future card (already have a modem and soundblaster
    5.1 card taking up 2 slots (no room left for anything else). My current
    MOBO only has three PCI slots, and the video card covers one of them.

    - Prometheu Xex
    Prometheus Xex, Jan 4, 2006
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  2. While the P5P800 does not have the extra space you inquired about, it
    does have 5 PCI slots so you would still have 4 available. It also has
    on board sound and gigabyte LAN.
    Michael W. Ryder, Jan 4, 2006
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  3. Looks like a nice board. I decided to take this to
    as it is probably more appropriate.
    Thanks for the advice.

    - Prometheus Xex
    Promextheus Xex, Jan 5, 2006
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