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GTX 980 Ti WF3 temp question

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Hi

I have a EK 360 performance kit and just added my 980 ti in the loop
i used a GTX 980 Ti WF3 waterblock and a EK-FC980 GTX Ti WF3 Backplate - Black




the core temps are awesome in long game sessions.. 35 - 45 celsius.
But my concern is the heat of the backplate.. it is extremley hot and i dont know if this is normal..

hope on some advice.
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Originally Posted by tvanderpoorten View Post

the core temps are awesome in long game sessions.. 35 - 45 celsius.
But my concern is the heat of the backplate.. it is extremley hot and i dont know if this is normal..

hope on some advice.

Yes it's normal for the backplate to be quite hot. Don't worry you're fine. thumb.gif
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I have the exact same card and same components as the P360 kit smile.gif

So I can confirm what akira said and yes, backplate does get hot, nothing to worry about! thumb.gif
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Thanks for the fast reply's

I was really affraid destroying my card because its that hot that you can burn your fiinger on the backplate.

But my concerns are gone now! thanks for the advice guys.smile.gif

Greetings Tom
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The backplate should be hot - this means it's serving it's purpose! thumb.gif

I would be worried if it doesn't get hot.
    
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