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Vega 56 Reference Card

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Recently I purchased parts for a new mini workstation and I've noticed a small issue:

I bought a vega 56 card from Newegg (the XFX version) with a listed max length of 11.14in (283mm for all you normal folks). This induced panic in me as I read that regular vega reference cards are 267mm and designed my system to fit an H100i and the card in an inwin 301 case. Inwin claims a max GPU clearance of 330mm, and with a 283mm card + an H100i I am not sure there is enough room to fit both components. However, if my math is correct, a 267mm card will fit cozy with the H100i.

 

So my question to you: All all vega cards with a reference cooler design the same length? As far as visuals tell, I do not notice any difference between gigabyte's vega 56 card, xfx's vega 56 card, powercolors vega 56 card, ect. 

 

Hoping for good news here folks!

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They should all be the same length since it's all the same cooler.


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Any reference card should be the same length as each other since they all use identical board designs and coolers. It will be a tight fit, with less than 1/2 (13mm) an inch between the card and cooler, but it will fit fine. Different manufacturers seem to quote different lengths, between 272 and 280mm, but they're all identical.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, TheSLSAMG said:

Any reference card should be the same length as each other since they all use identical board designs and coolers. It will be a tight fit, with less than 1/2 (13mm) an inch between the card and cooler, but it will fit fine. Different manufacturers seem to quote different lengths, between 272 and 280mm, but they're all identical.

Im perfectly fine with tight. As an engineer, tight just means it has small tolerance :P
 

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