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post #1731 of 5998
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I think your chances are very good that they will come with them, especially with the way they've been selling and having to constantly replenish fresh stock. Mine, direct from EVGA, have them on there as well. I only wish they came with the backplates in stock form.
Yeah, they could just add $20 to the price and cover the cost of the backplate.
 
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I think your chances are very good that they will come with them, especially with the way they've been selling and having to constantly replenish fresh stock. Mine, direct from EVGA, have them on there as well. I only wish they came with the backplates in stock form.
Wait wait wait. Your 580 came with the high flow bracket already installed?!

Son of a *beep*.

I bought the bracket and backplate when I had my 570 and was planning on reusing them. Hopefully mine comes with it installed already too so I have an extra if I SLI later on.

Then all I need to do is wipe off where it says GTX 570 and we'll be good to go!

Can't wait.
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Wait wait wait. Your 580 came with the high flow bracket already installed?!

Son of a *beep*.

I bought the bracket and backplate when I had my 570 and was planning on reusing them. Hopefully mine comes with it installed already too so I have an extra if I SLI later on.

Then all I need to do is wipe off where it says GTX 570 and we'll be good to go!

Can't wait.
Yep, both of mine had the brackets installed. I've got two extra right now.
 
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Yep, both of mine had the brackets installed. I've got two extra right now.
Interesting. I better get one on mine now too! I ended up stripping two of the three screws on the bracket cause my screwdriver was a size too small.

Took me like two weeks of emails to get replacement screws.
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Wait wait wait. Your 580 came with the high flow bracket already installed?!

Son of a *beep*.

I bought the bracket and backplate when I had my 570 and was planning on reusing them. Hopefully mine comes with it installed already too so I have an extra if I SLI later on.

Then all I need to do is wipe off where it says GTX 570 and we'll be good to go!

Can't wait.
Yeah, haha. I had read about it on the EVGA forums so I only took off the backplate from the 570's. I actually stripped a few screws myself trying to install the HF bracket on the 570's so it's good that they already came pre-installed on the 580's.

As for the backplate, I tried using my girlfriend's nail polish remover to get rid of just the 570 on one of them. Half an hour later, you can still see it slightly, but my fingers were sore from trying to rub it out so I just gave up altogether on even attempting the second one. It's possible that her solution, which is the scented one, is not nearly as strong as the pure kind. So my suggestion would be to find plain old acetone as it will save you your sanity.
     
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Yeah, haha. I had read about it on the EVGA forums so I only took off the backplate from the 570's. I actually stripped a few screws myself trying to install the HF bracket on the 570's so it's good that they already came pre-installed on the 580's.

As for the backplate, I tried using my girlfriend's nail polish remover to get rid of just the 570 on one of them. Half an hour later, you can still see it slightly, but my fingers were sore from trying to rub it out so I just gave up altogether on even attempting the second one. It's possible that her solution, which is the scented one, is not nearly as strong as the pure kind. So my suggestion would be to find plain old acetone as it will save you your sanity.
Where I work we have a variety of solvents. I'm sure I can find something that will work. We have denatured alcohol, MEK, Cobehn spray clean and paint thinners.

I think I'll manage somehow.

I'm just hoping the bracket comes preinstalled.
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Where I work we have a variety of solvents. I'm sure I can find something that will work. We have denatured alcohol, MEK, Cobehn spray clean and paint thinners.

I think I'll manage somehow.

I'm just hoping the bracket comes preinstalled.
Haha that's awesome. I have to go out and get a bottle of acetone myself now.

I think you stand a good chance with the HF bracket as it seems all the new batches come with it already installed from all the reports coming in.
     
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Yea I purchased my high flow bracket and back plate. Now finding out that the high flow brackets are being included on the cards. $10 down the tubes. They should have been made that way since day one. Ah well.
     
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