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back in the day backplanes acculy raised temps.. now they claim they help cooling? lol

but they do look sweet, when i ever get a decent paycheck again ima get the EK one for mine to go with the EK block i love
probally because back in the day they didn't have thermal pads so all they did was restrict air flow...

since back then all the fans used to flow straight towards the card
post #22 of 41
You would think such an expensive card would include a backplate like AMD with the 6900.
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You would think such an expensive card would include a backplate like AMD with the 6900.
no amd only uses them to make their cards less ugly
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also EVGA normally put them on there SC,SCC,and FTW versions....

well that was the way with the 480s anyway
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no amd only uses them to make their cards less ugly
AMD and nvidia pretty much look the same from behind.
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AMD and nvidia pretty much look the same from behind.
lol would agree....

since all you can see is PCB lol....

but that is the way with all graphics cards....

i could easily say that my X-Fi looks similar from the back as well....

a component is still a component
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Are the EVGA marking's stickers? Could they be removed?
No. they are not stickers. Don't know how its applied but it doesn't look like paint either.
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probally because back in the day they didn't have thermal pads so all they did was restrict air flow...
This one doesn't have thermal pads either
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looks good!
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