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What's The Shortest HD 7970 ?

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I want to know what's the shortest HD 7970 as i plan to upgrade mines. My case is a Cooler Master Storm Scout and only supports cards up to 10.6". I googled this question but got no answer.
 

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You'll need a non-reference card if you're looking for something short. Maybe that will help your search?
 
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You could get creative with one of these...
 
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i want to know what's the shortest hd 7970 as i plan to upgrade mines. My case is a cooler master storm scout and only supports cards up to 10.6". I googled this question but got no answer.
a 7969.5
 

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I'm manofthem, and I approve this choice to buy a 7970 ;)
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I have that card in my system right now... The only thing I don't like about it is it doesn't have heatsinks for the VRM/RAM (Are those really needed?)... I maxed out the sliders on CCC for OC and it ran stable although I'm only running at stock at the moment... I never really tried tinkering the card to see at what clocks it maxes out... :)

 
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I have that card in my system right now... The only thing I don't like about it is it doesn't have heatsinks for the VRM/RAM (Are those really needed?)... I maxed out the sliders on CCC for OC and it ran stable although I'm only running at stock at the moment... I never really tried tinkering the card to see at what clocks it maxes out... :)

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if it doesn't have Heatsinks on the VRM/RAM then it wouldn't oc as good as other options and i plan to oc high as i can get so i might go for a HD 7950
 

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Maybe you should look into a different case so you're not limiting yourself on what hardware you can buy?
 
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Maybe you should look into a different case so you're not limiting yourself on what hardware you can buy?
i was thinking about doing that but i'm also going to upgrade my processor so i can't get a new case unless i trade it or something