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my only problem and why i wont buy it is the little gray circle on the backplate. so ugly lol
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my only problem and why i wont buy it is the little gray circle on the backplate. so ugly lol

Lol, that's what I just said!
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Am I the only one here that finds that reactor thingy on the back fairly tacky? Makes it look like a toy video card....
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Yes i know... Why bother adding a backplate if your adding such an ugly thing XD . without it, it would be so clean and badass seriously...
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Am I the only one here that finds that reactor thingy on the back fairly tacky? Makes it look like a toy video card....

I think it's sick biggrin.gif
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I'm reporting this thread... we aren't supposed to post PORN on OCN!
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Regardless of it being tacky or whatever, we should see if it works or is it just a gimmick. Also does it come with the card or its a separate buy? All these questions should be answered given the right reviewers.

I say it looks cool, as it wont be really seen in a case, but will light up the gpus/system. But the other concern is will it affect sli? If the cards are close to each other. I am sure msi already thought of it, but hey i need my mind's ease.
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Regardless of it being tacky or whatever, we should see if it works or is it just a gimmick. Also does it come with the card or its a separate buy? All these questions should be answered given the right reviewers.
I say it looks cool, as it wont be really seen in a case, but will light up the gpus/system. But the other concern is will it affect sli? If the cards are close to each other. I am sure msi already thought of it, but hey i need my mind's ease.

It comes pre installed on the card and is removeable. The umboxing video a few pages back confirms this
     
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I wish they sold this card without the cooler as it is completely pointless. You will never actually use the card to its full potential using the stock cooler, even though it does look pretty, and all it does is add $$ to the price. If somebody wants to shell out the big bucks for a card like this, its definitely go water, or go home.
    
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Well i suspect the card will be presented(maybe released?) On friday the 16th of this month...dont quote me thou! Lol
     
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Well i suspect the card will be presented(maybe released?) On friday the 16th of this month...dont quote me thou! Lol

I hope you're right !
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