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Aside from looks, would there be any benefit to using a back plate on a stock cooled reference 670? I am thinking about getting one for looks and hoping that it might help with keeping the back a little cooler as well. When I switch from my RV02 to the Switch 810 my GPU temps went up a few degrees.
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Back plate doesnt affect temps, (you MIGHT see a 1c at most)

Its pretty much there for looks and keeping the card sturdy.
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Originally Posted by iMica View Post

Back plate doesnt affect temps, (you MIGHT see a 1c at most)

Its pretty much there for looks and keeping the card sturdy.

Appreciate it... Really, as long as I don't see a rise in temps I will probably give it a try. Next question; I saw someone on here was selling custom ones for the 670s(think he was in Australia) but I do not recall where I saw that. Anyone?
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Dwood makes some for 680s and 7970. Couldnt hurt to ask him.
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Dwood makes some for 680s and 7970. Couldnt hurt to ask him.

Thanks, that's actually what I was looking for:thumb:
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