*OFFICIAL* Alienware "Graphics Amplifier" Owner's Lounge and Benchmark Thread (All 13, 15 and 17)

Discussion in '2015+ Alienware 13 / 15 / 17' started by Mr. Fox, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. tom_mai78101

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    Huh... I will try finding it then.
     
  2. cn555ic

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    Height and width need to be increased by 2 inches and the side vent on the GPU side needs to be larger and longer. There also needs to be a top vent that runs along the top of the GPU
     
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    That would get pretty huge, wouldn't it? Instead of making it longer, I am hoping it gets taller. GPUs can then be slotted in vertically, lengthwise.
     
  4. rinneh

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    For me a form facto rismilar to the Racer core would be perfect. SFX PSU, bit higher, but less wide and long.

    That would mean I oculd bring it in a cabin suitcase also :D
     
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    I didn’t say length longer, only width and height. What needs to be longer and wider is the side vents. My Nvidia card dual fans the top and bottom is covered up by the panel. I had to drill holes in order to let the fans get the most air flow from outside the casing. I also drilled holes on top of the casing to allow heat to disperse from the GPU radiator heatsink. The hot air was venting to the top of the cover and not able to disperse the heat. My AGA is a Frankenstein! Between added fans and vent holes!
     
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    Can yall correct me if I'm wrong? For non-reference cards, they can be no larger than dual slot, max 10.5" long and 5" high? I see a lot of RTX 2070's, especially EVGA's as being 10.6" or 10.55". Also found a MSI, but it's 5.04" high. Assuming those wont fit without modding?
     
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    Don’t worry about the length - it’ll fit.

    Height is the issue. If it extends much over the top of the PCI mounting bracket you won’t be able to close the lid without modifications. If it looks like it’s more than an inch taller it’s not going to fit. Generally it’s pretty easy to tell just by looking at the card if it will fit or not


    Wider than dual width will require removing lid for it to fit.


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  8. TheCloudX

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    Ah, perfect. I've read 5" is the max height, and the EVGA's all are around 4.6" so should be good. They were just a bit wider than what Dell said, 10.5". Appreciate the help!
     
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    If you have a specific card in mind I can give you a go / no go.

    Unfortunately it’s slim pickings for RTX cards that will fit without modifications


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    Probably this one: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487416

    10.60" x 4.50", dual slot.
     
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