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Are you guys running stock bolts on evga cards with backplate and a shim? Since on my classified the stock bolt was too small so not sure if you are giving the right recommendation here to a guy who is running an evga card and not an msi or other brand which does not require a change of screws.
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Are you guys running stock bolts on evga cards with backplate and a shim? Since on my classified the stock bolt was too small so not sure if you are giving the right recommendation here to a guy who is running an evga card and not an msi or other brand which does not require a change of screws.

I have put the G-10 on 2 of them. Without the nzxt back plate there was no issue.
   
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I have put the G-10 on 2 of them. Without the nzxt back plate there was no issue.

Same here. A 770 Classy and a 770 SC. Also a MSI 980 Ti.
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You need M2.5X30mm screws to mount the NZXT backplate on the back of the EVGA backplate (or M2.5X25mm screws) if you do not use the NZXT backplate. The stock screws won't work since they are too small to accommodate the backplates and shim correctly. For using the NZXT backplate you will need to peel off the foam on the backplate which is very easy to do.

I didn't use any washers but any washers that are good for a M2.5 screw should work. For copper shim the PS3 YLOD kit for fix is better than a 1.6mm copper shim as the 25X25X1.6mm shim keeps on moving about whereas the PS3 42X42X1.2mm shim was a perfect fit for me and conducts heat properly even if it moves slightly (which it will trust me).

Screws: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00917LV9M?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s01
Shim: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007VCU2SK?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00

Awesome thanks, I'll order one of those shims right now.
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I use these with the stock bolts.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005E3Q7H8?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00

Just what I was looking for biggrin.gif I can't find them anywhere in the UK though so I'll have to see if someone can make them.
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Same here. A 770 Classy and a 770 SC. Also a MSI 980 Ti.

770 Classified, 770 SC and MSI 980 Ti do not require new screws. The Classified and newer ACX 2.0+ cards in the 980 Ti line up do require different screws. This is due to more spacing between backplate, mid plate and the use of a shim that pushes the screw length to longer than what is offered by the default screws in the NZXT package. The issue is only relevant to EVGA cards.

I know this since I have installed the G10 on 2 980 Ti Classifieds and it was a same issue with 780 Ti Classified as well. You can see the youtube videos.

Hope this is clear now.
Edited by KickAssCop - 10/25/15 at 8:55pm
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I want to use a g10 on my EVGA GTX 980 Ti ACX 2.0+ with a 16mm copper shim and still keep the mid plate. I will also be using the NZXT back plate.

What lenth screws do I need?
    
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I am assuming you meant 1.6 mm copper shim. You will need 30 mm screws as posted in the previous page of this thread.
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I am assuming you meant 1.6 mm copper shim. You will need 30 mm screws as posted in the previous page of this thread.

Yes and thank you. doh.gif
    
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I want to be able to use the G10 on a Gigabyte G1 980Ti.

I've tried searching the the forums but can't seem to find any solid verification that it actually works.
After having looked at the compatibility list on NZXT website it states that my graphics card is not compatible. Is this true or has anyone actually managed to get it working and if so was there any modifications you had to do?

Help would be greatly appreciated - I just can't seem to find an answer!
Edited by Unbreakablez - 10/26/15 at 1:07am
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I want to be able to use the G10 on a Gigabyte G1 980Ti.

I've tried searching the the forums but can't seem to find any solid verification that it actually works.
After having looked at the compatibility list on NZXT website it states that my graphics card is not compatible. Is this true or has anyone actually managed to get it working and if so was there any modifications you had to do?

Help would be greatly appreciated - I just can't seem to find an answer!

i put the g10 on my g1 980ti it works fine dont use the faceplate or if you want to use it the faceplate get longer screws
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