On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 16:01:44 +0000, Adrian C <[email protected]>
>> In article <[email protected]>, Brian W says...
>>> I have an Nvidia 8800 GTS graphics card, which takes the width of two PCI
>>> slots. As I want to get an Asus Xonar HDAV audio card, which needs two
>>> slots, I've moved the graphics card to the second PCI-E x16 slot (GA-X38
>>> motherboard). This card is now almost touching the TV tuner I have in the
>>> bottom PCI slot.
>>> Is this safe?
>> No it isn't. I found this out to my peril ...
>Maybe a "PCI Flexible Riser" might be of help to relocate the TV card?
A well-placed fan might be enough to keep the gfx heat away from the
TV card. Not in between the two, but blowing up between them at an
____ // tuner
There's no other card shuffling you can do, Brian? At worst, you could
swap the tuner card out for a USB based one.
Cheers - Jaimie
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