[mythtv-users] Graphics cards that fit in a Silverstone LC16M case.
maillists.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 03:28:36 UTC 2007
On Friday 27 July 2007 19:29, Remy Bohmer wrote:
> 2007/7/27, Bob <maillists.mythtv at gmail.com>:
> > > Silverstone says:
> > >
> > > "Due to the center-mounting optical drive design, the space for longer
> > > graphics cards are limited to approximately 225mm assuming the optical
> > > drive used is 160mm long. The following are the length of the various
> > > cards for reference:
> > > 7800GTX 512 = 230mm
> > > 7800GTX 256 = 230mm
> > > 6800 Ultra = 220mm
> > > X1800XT = 230mm
> > > X1800XL = 230mm
> > > X1600XT = 170mm"
> > >
> > > http://www.silverstonetek.com/qa/qa_contents.php?pno=lc16m&area=usa
> I have the following 2 devices in my LC16M. Both fit perfectly
> together in this case:
> * Asus EN7600GS Silent:
> * HP DVD Writer 840b
In case anyone is interested I had a look for the dimensions for these...
 says that the Asus EN7600GS Top Silent is 170mm long, though it looks a
bit different from the pics on the Asus site, and I'm not sure the heatpipe
 claims that the HP 840b is an LG GSA-4166B which are apparently 165mm long
though I don't know whether this includes the bezel.
As far as I could find the LGs were the shortest regular drives at 165mm,
Lite-Ons were 170mm, and most other brands were 184mm - 194mm.
It sounds to me that Silverstone is optimistic using a length of 160mm for the
drive, but the 7600GS seems to be quite short so I guess Remy's got about a
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