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I was wondering why a single bracket is more expensive than the high-flow bracket?

Single: http://eu.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=M020-00-000161&family=Accessories%20-%20Hardware&uc=EUR
High-Flow: http://eu.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=M020-00-000171&family=Accessories%20-%20Hardware&uc=EUR

Also, does my GPU need a backplate to fit these on?
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I was wondering why a single bracket is more expensive than the high-flow bracket?
Single: http://eu.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=M020-00-000161&family=Accessories%20-%20Hardware&uc=EUR
High-Flow: http://eu.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=M020-00-000171&family=Accessories%20-%20Hardware&uc=EUR
Also, does my GPU need a backplate to fit these on?

I cannot speak for EVGA but I suppose the 2 most basic reasons are:- supply-and-demand and they have a lot of surplus of the High-Flow brackets which drive the cost per unit down.

You do not need a backplate to fit either one to your GTX460.

If you wish to save a quid or two, here is an alternative. The Phobya version costs only £3.62 inc. VAT:-
http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_8977.html
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I cannot speak for EVGA but I suppose the 2 most basic reasons are:- supply-and-demand and they have a lot of surplus of the High-Flow brackets which drive the cost per unit down.
You do not need a backplate to fit either one to your GTX460.
If you wish to save a quid or two, here is an alternative. The Phobya version costs only £3.62 inc. VAT:-
http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_8977.html

Oh I see. Thanks very much for the info!
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