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Originally Posted by Maximillian-E View Post

I would LOVE to know where I could get a backplate when I get my 480 next week!

Not that hard to find...
http://www.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=M020-00-000163&family=Accessories%20-%20Hardware&sw=4

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I have a 480 with DangerDen waterblock on it, a huge overclock and it is freaking beast! It does use a lot of power, but how much does that add up to over the course of a year? $10? $20? Plays everything on max settings with no visible sign of slowdown. So happy with this card.

While mine has never been air cooled, it would be loud. Make sure you keep it well fed with fresh air.
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Yes its worth it! Feed it lots of air and do not use the stock fan profile. Let her scale the fan and enjoy thumb.gif
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Dont' know if you bought it yet but the EGG has it for $219.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130759

gahhh! now Im really mad! i paid $250!!
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Thanks +Rep
Last time I checked the site they were not stocked.
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Though not cheap, ek makes a nickel and black backplate. The 580 backplate also fits the 480. Evga still has the "high air flow" backplate for the 580.
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The 480 is still a decent card, but I would not really worry about the temperatures in the summer unless it is really hot where you are, or you are overclocking, but there are also aftermarket coolers that you can install to drop the temps if that becomes a problem.
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If I recall, they didnt have any of the 480 backplates even listed in stock a few days ago. They must have brought them back into stock. What's with the revival of the 480 card and accessories the past few weeks? Been out of stock for like a year + and all of a sudden everyone's getting stock in again.
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Maybe prices are dropping or will soon? Lol
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Depends on how much EVGA made.
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