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They're not even part of the reference design, why should they be automatically included if they're not needed to run the card?
True that...if you wanted a 570 that ran cooler than why not get the MSI twin frozr?
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Should have went with ASUS. Comes with high quality non-reference design, superior cooling solution, and backplate included. It's also cheaper as well.
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It's not required for the card to operate... this is exactly like getting mad at the OEM cards for not having better cooling.

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It brings joy and a smile to me to know that I'm not the only one who thinks this way
Then could you tell me what a densign is?
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It brings joy and a smile to me to know that I'm not the only one who thinks this way
Well as an product designer I know the manufacturing process well and I know it costs a lot to change designs. I can easily get something made cheap if it's the same as something already existing. If I start making changes though, costs start going up. You're also taking a chance that all that effort won't pay off. From the reviews though it looks like it has.

Ok it takes up 3 slots but I've got the space to spare so would rather have that slot venting hot air than just a piece of metal doing nothing.

And I got a back plate

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It's not required for the card to operate... this is exactly like getting mad at the OEM cards for not having better cooling.


Then could you tell me what a densign is?
Ah cut me some slack, it's Sunday morning and been up since 6 watching the F1.
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I went with GTX580 DirectCU II because it looks like an engineer has sat down and tries to improve on the standard densign. And saved a tenner in the process
Uhhh, how in the hell did you save at all buying an that huge Asus vs a eVGA? Me thinks you lying
Edited by 1ceTr0n - 10/9/11 at 11:47am
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Should have went with ASUS. Comes with high quality non-reference design, superior cooling solution, and backplate included. It's also cheaper as well.
I hate the old school GPU fan designs that blow the hot air all around the case instead of directly venting out the back, don't care how much better it cools in comparison, I hate it. This is 2011, not 2001.
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The backplates are awesome, love them in my rig:


Edited by andygoyap - 10/9/11 at 11:49am
 
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post #18 of 55
LOL
I used evga bucks to get mine
all I paid was shipping
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Another reason why I dont care for EVGA anymore...
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Show the hate, to a company so great!

@andy they do look smexy in that pic of yours!
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