JeffryTan
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alienware x51 r2 amd rx480 size help

i wish to get a dual fan rx480 but i not sure if i can put inside the riser stuff...

anyone can give me info? 

can i equip this?

    

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Game7a1
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RE: alienware x51 r2 amd rx480 size help

I wouldn't get that RX 480. It's better to get a reference/blower-style GPU as that style blows hot air out of the case, which is ideal for the X51 case.

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RE: alienware x51 r2 amd rx480 size help

Hi,

Technically, the maximum length is 9.5 ". As for the width, at most 4.5". But it is best to stay about 4.376" in width.

So, if you're looking for a video card, It is better if it fits these specifications.

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