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I went to clean some of the dust out of my computer, it's been a few months. I saw this on the back of my 680. Anyone have any idea what it is? Should I be worried about it?

The card works just fine, for the most part, but I do get graphical glitches on my desktop after *some* gaming sessions. It's just like random static looking flashes on the screen for a split second, only on my desktop (not in games) after closing a game. It happens rarely and usually goes away by itself, or always after a reset. I thought it might of been drivers, so I just updated it, haven't seen it since, but it's only been a few hours. Still getting more than enough FPS in games and it hasn't been struggling in anything.

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It's from the thermal pad that's under your backplate. It's common, nothing to worry about.
Edited by Inelastic - 5/15/14 at 11:09pm
 
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