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post #1 of 95
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I sent EVGA a email asking if they had plans of releasing a GTX 670 FTW backplate and this is the email i just received from them.


Thank you for contacting the EVGA Customer Service Team.
My name is Brandon Grijalva and I will be answering your question today.

Answer:

Kevin, Unfortunately we have no plans to release an official backplate for the 670 FTW. Regards, EVGA

Question:

Customer Comment or Question

Name: Kevin Lewis
Email Address: klewlis1@insightbb.com
Subject: GTX 670 FTW Backplate?
Comment: Could you please tell me if you are going to release a GTX 670 FTW backplate in the future. The reson i ask is if you are not going to i am going to buy the GTX 680 backplate because it fits the FTW 670, but if you are going to release one in the future i will wait and not waist my money on the wrong backplate. THANK YOU!!!!

Looks like i will be buying a 680 backplate after all and just bust out a Sharpie marker and blackout the 680 on it frown.gif

THE BACKPLATE IS NOW IN STOCK!!!!!!!! http://www.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=M021-00-000015&family=Accessories%20-%20Hardware&sw=4
Edited by klewlis1 - 7/27/12 at 9:07pm
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post #2 of 95
Curious: Would the backplate fit the Giga 670?
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Curious: Would the backplate fit the Giga 670?

The EVGA GTX 680 backplate will fit both the EVGA GTX 670 FTW and Gigtabyte Windforce GTX 670 models, as they use reference GTX 680 PCBs (+extra phase/VRMs for the Gigabyte model, which will not affect the fitting of a backplate)
    
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Staryoshi is right the 680 backplate will fit the 670 FTW model and the Windforce but im not sure if they will fit the ASUS DC II cards. Does the ASUS cards use the full PCB ? And all you need to remove the 680 markings on the backplate is a Sharpie permanent marker or some finger nail polish remover smile.gif
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post #5 of 95
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Originally Posted by klewlis1 View Post

Staryoshi is right the 680 backplate will fit the 670 FTW model and the Windforce but im not sure if they will fit the ASUS DC II cards. Does the ASUS cards use the full PCB ? And all you need to remove the 680 markings on the backplate is a Sharpie permanent marker or some finger nail polish remover smile.gif

Asus uses a non-reference PCB and it will not work with their cards. They have their own backplate pre-installed, though, so it's a non-issue.
    
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post #6 of 95
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Oh ok i see.
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post #7 of 95
What is the point of putting on a backplate to the EVGA FTW GTX 670? Sorry if this is a dumb question but what is it's purpose?
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Originally Posted by fernalfer135 View Post

What is the point of putting on a backplate to the EVGA FTW GTX 670? Sorry if this is a dumb question but what is it's purpose?

Sex appeal. biggrin.gif some of us like to have our computers elegant even to the component level!
post #9 of 95
oh ok so it provides no performance pluses whatsoever then just looks?
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oh ok so it provides no performance pluses whatsoever then just looks?
It might give you a degree or two but really it's a $20 metal plate that looks good.
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