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Geforce 7800 GTX Won’t Fit MSI K8N SLI!

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Remove the plastic and directly connect wires?
 
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Yeah, I'm sure you could do that... Solder the wires onto the board? Or bend the connector slightly to the left (in the pic) to fit the fan cable (or whatever)? The pins are unlikely to break, but the connector won't fit completely then. You'd have to make sure the metal contacts make contact with the pins... ;)
 
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Electrical tape and hot glue also work wonders. Plus they wont void your warranty. :D
 
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it looks like you could bend the capacitors and create just enough space for the power plug. Simply force that plastic fan connector inbetween the capacitors.

I had to do something similiar to get a zalman 7000 cpu cooler on a nf7-s v2. I didn't bend the capacitor that much though.

 
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Eh not so much the connectors fault, MSI put a resistor that is higher than the PCI-E slot right next to the slot. Bad idea.
 

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msi crap :>
 

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wazzledoozle said:
Eh not so much the connectors fault, MSI put a resistor that is higher than the PCI-E slot right next to the slot. Bad idea.
A capacitor isn't a resistor :)

Though I doubt the elco can be bend enough, I'd remove the fans connector and connect it otherwise.
Also isn't it an SLI board? doesn't that mean there is another slot to put the card in? As long as you don't want to run SLI that should be fine.
 
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Eh same difference LOL. Its late in morning for me.

Maybe both slots have the same set of capacitors?
 
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I mean from what I see the card is fully in the slot it is merely touching the Cap so I dont see it causing any serious issues anway unless your continuously moving the card or moving the rig
 
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nope it fits fine!!!!!!

hey all running the msi k8n neo4 sli and TWO leadtek 7800gtx's and guess what? the second card DOESNOT touch the cap!!!! It fits fine no contact at all, just make sure you put the card in striaght, not at and angle!!!!
 
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accordtr said:
hey all running the msi k8n neo4 sli and TWO leadtek 7800gtx's and guess what? the second card DOESNOT touch the cap!!!! It fits fine no contact at all, just make sure you put the card in striaght, not at and angle!!!!
Picture? :confused:

an angle cannot effect that.. its going straight on...