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Standard User blackmesa8
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 22-Sep-16 13:50:18
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Re: Will this graphics card fit in my motherboard?


[re: micksharpe] [link to this post]
 
It has a corsair 650watt and i have a modular 800watt PSU in my 2nd PC so i could swap them for more power if needed but that would be annoying. 650watt corsair psu should be fine for any single g card. I only think sli would over whelm it. My motherboard can't do that anyway.

I found a tiny gtx 1070 that would remove threat of it not fitting due to sata ports being in the way.

http://www.ebuyer.com/757031-gigabyte-geforce-gtx-10...
Standard User micksharpe
(legend) Thu 22-Sep-16 14:36:25
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Re: Will this graphics card fit in my motherboard?


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Be careful! I don't know what the difference in performance is between the cards that you are looking at but this one is obviously using smaller heatsinks (and only one fan). However, only you know how hard you want to push it. For such an expensive piece of kit, I would go for conservative engineering every time. Check the benchmarks and customer reviews.

Edited by micksharpe (Thu 22-Sep-16 14:37:09)

Standard User camieabz
(sensei) Fri 23-Sep-16 01:42:36
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Re: Will this graphics card fit in my motherboard?


[re: blackmesa8] [link to this post]
 
PC Part Picker says they are compatible, but also consider case, cooling placement and other case port usage.

https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/products/video-card/?com...

(your linked card is the 1.63Ghz core clock at the top of the list)

Edit: If you check builds in that site, you'll find that many of the GTX 1070 cards are using MSI B150M Bazooka mobos. Might be one to look at.

Edited by camieabz (Fri 23-Sep-16 01:45:28)


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Standard User blackmesa8
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 23-Sep-16 14:05:16
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Re: Will this graphics card fit in my motherboard?


[re: camieabz] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by camieabz:
PC Part Picker says they are compatible, but also consider case, cooling placement and other case port usage.

https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/products/video-card/?com...

(your linked card is the 1.63Ghz core clock at the top of the list)

Edit: If you check builds in that site, you'll find that many of the GTX 1070 cards are using MSI B150M Bazooka mobos. Might be one to look at.


Can't change motherboard. I screwed up big time when picking the parts for this PC build. It's all decent accept i stupidly went with a mini atx motherboard. i'll need to live with it for now.
I'm not poor might just get that tiny gtx 1070 if it breaks under warranty replace it out of warranty replace it with something stronger. Replacing the motherboard again is not an option.
Standard User blackmesa8
(fountain of knowledge) Fri 23-Sep-16 20:29:00
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Re: Will this graphics card fit in my motherboard?


[re: micksharpe] [link to this post]
 
In reply to a post by micksharpe:
Be careful! I don't know what the difference in performance is between the cards that you are looking at but this one is obviously using smaller heatsinks (and only one fan). However, only you know how hard you want to push it. For such an expensive piece of kit, I would go for conservative engineering every time. Check the benchmarks and customer reviews.


My research seems to show that GTX 1070s don't get that hot. Not sure why they need 3 fans. Well, maybe because the larger ones are overclocked more.

A friend thinks this kind of design would fit accept cover up two Sata ports.

http://www.outletpc.com/vb9429-asus-geforce-turbo-gt...
Standard User blackmesa8
(fountain of knowledge) Sun 25-Sep-16 17:20:04
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Re: Will this graphics card fit in my motherboard?


[re: micksharpe] [link to this post]
 
I found something very interesting out in my research. From the official PDF from Asus that shows the devices tested and fully supported by my botherboard which can be found here.

B150M-A_Devices_report

That PDF i got to from the Asus page i linked earlier for my exact board and within it is this huge graphics card beast listed.

Nvidia GTX Titan z

That exact card is listed in that PDF if that card can fit surely anything can!

Remember case and power supply is not a issue. Only thing that will press my PSU would be SLI but my motherboard etc don't support dual cards anyway.
I also plan to add an extra fan.
Still not 100% sure what gtx 1070 to go for tho and i have already found two right angled sata cables from motherboard boxes because i think i might need them.

What does anyone think? Surprisingly small motherboard but mainly the Sata ports are badly placed if on my first post you view it. But the PDF device support is showing it can handle huge graphics cards despite it looking like they will impede on the Sata ports.

Scroll down on Asus site of my motherboard to see how at least 4 sata ports would be covered by a long graphics card.

motherboard
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