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Graphics Card Sizes

Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:38 am

Hi,

I'm thinking of upgrading my GFX card but I want to make sure that I can fit it in the case. The manufacturer (XFX) doesn't mention what length the card is. Any ideas how I can find out without having to buy it? It's the XFX 6200A AGP card

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Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:42 am

Which case do you want to fit it in?
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Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:45 am

Flying Fox wrote:Which case do you want to fit it in?


The SB75G2. According to Shuttle, it's max length is 24.5cm
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Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:47 am

AFAICT the 6200A is not a terribly long card (like the 7800GTX). You should be fine.
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Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:49 am

It looks to be about 175 mm (6.9 in) long and 89 mm (3.9 in) high.
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Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:04 am

Thanks folks, you guys are really helpful!

I was wondering about the whole power supply thing. I really don't understand it. So I have the 250W Silent-X PSU. What does that mean in terms of powering GFX cards?

I was looking and some folks say you need a 400W PSU for the higher end GFX cards, except in the case of SFF cases. I think.

Anyone able to explain it to me in simple terms?

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Postposted on Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:35 am

Usually the power supplies in the sff are a bit better than the ones that come with OEM mfrs. That PSU should be fine with that card. This may help a bit.

http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/
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