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LOL
I used evga bucks to get mine
all I paid was shipping
Yeah sorry, I dont spend time on their website. Thinking about returning my eVGA 570 and getting this asus and save a little bit. Gonna be a real tight fit though in my case and I do worry how easy it easy to RMA with Asus for vid cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121432
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post #22 of 55
At least it's an option for people with reference cards. IMO both MSI and Asus are overall the better choices tho.


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Yeah sorry, I dont spend time on their website. Thinking about returning my eVGA 570 and getting this asus and save a little bit. Gonna be a real tight fit though in my case and I do worry how easy it easy to RMA with Asus for vid cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121432
RMA with Asus is much easier then Evga
post #23 of 55
Would a design like that circulate the hot air within the case or is it still exhausting towards the rear?
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Would a design like that circulate the hot air within the case or is it still exhausting towards the rear?
Mostly inside the case. If you have good airflow then it shouldn't matter
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Mostly inside the case. If you have good airflow then it shouldn't matter
Space is at a premium in my mATX case, so that won't really work for me, hence why I didnt' get the Asus earlier plus I decided to give eVGA a second go as my GTX 260 was a good card all around. I also decided to stick with my X-Fi card vs onboard for sound quality, so room as even tighter now, don't think that Asus would breath very well as a result now that I look at it...

I dunno, I Just feel eVGA should be given us these backplates from the getgo with these cards costing as much as they do

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post #26 of 55
Well it helps the temps out a little. When you ad the back plate and hi-flow bracket. Plus in most cases when you turn the fan up max, it makes a weird sound. Replacing it with the hi-flow stopped that sound. So a little temp drop and makes them look better.

Only thing i don't like about asus and msi is their warranties. If something happens after those 3 years you can throw it in the trash. Though most people don't hardly keep a gpu for a year now. So evga's warranty for a lifetime is hard to beat.

Plus the newer high end evga video cards are coming with the hi-flow back plate installed from them now. So maybe they are listening to the end users.
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i love my Backplate makes things easier to handle i don't have to worry bout touching the PCB and the design works very with my case
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Yeah, at least they gave my superclocked the high flow backplate at least, I was pleased to see that

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twenty dollars??? grab your pitchforks!! OCCUPY EVGA!
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twenty dollars??? grab your pitchforks!! OCCUPY EVGA!

Dunno about you, but the economy hasn't been doing well for awhile and thus, alot of us arn't doing to well on the finacial segment. But if your still living with mommy and daddy, this is non applicable for you anyway
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