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Anyone add thermal pads to backplates?

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So has anyone done this as it seems the one for 560 ti does not include or have thermal pads. More specifically the EVGA one.
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The back plate is only there to provide extra support to the pcb and stop it from flexing under the weight of the headsink. It isnt intended for use as a heat spreader, also there isnt anything on the gtx560Ti back that needs cooling.
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post #3 of 6
Back plate is used to support the weight of the heatsink. Nothing else.
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I suppose adding pads would not hurt anything, but the back plate is really just there for supportive purposes rolleyes.gif
    
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post #5 of 6
All a backplate does is evenly distributes the weight of the cooler over better surface area. It's not going to heat up or anything so there's no point.
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K, guess I won't get it. Thanks!
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