Is this safe and okay to use? (PCI sound card question)

By ssj4sunny
Feb 7, 2012
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  1. Hi there everyone.

    I recently purchased a new PCI sound card, Asus Xonar DG 5.1, for my computer. I am pretty new to actually putting things in my computer lol and so I am asking for help :). I have a GeForce GTX 280 and those who know about this card, its a pretty big video card and so I hardly have space for the PCI slot. I put in the sound card like this:


    I was just wondering if this is safe and okay to do? Is it possible for the sound card to melt from the heat of the GFX card and the computer itself?

    Thank you very much!
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    It should be fine. It's not blocking the GeForce card fan
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Looks fine to me.

    Except while I had the panel off I would have taken out the vid card and blown it out.
  4. mercury01

    mercury01 TS Rookie

    It looks be fine to me .[​IMG]

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