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Jacob at EVGA lied then Oh well looks good atleast
He's doing his job which is to promote the company and their products.
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post #22 of 29
Even though the 570 one is strictly for looks I still think it looks worth the 20 bucks.
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Well I can atest that they do work. I just got mine in the mail from Koven and so far it dropped temps by 2c. I used to idle at 37c now at 35c while folding it would sit at 63c and now it sits at 61c. It hits 62c for a spit second here and there but it goes right back to 61c.



Now my thoughts are this is the backplates work or maybe I just cranked on the screws tighter than they originally where. Either way I like my backplate.
 
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Well I can atest that they do work. I just got mine in the mail from Koven and so far it dropped temps by 2c. I used to idle at 37c now at 35c while folding it would sit at 63c and now it sits at 61c. It hits 62c for a spit second here and there but it goes right back to 61c. Now my thoughts are this is the backplates work or maybe I just cranked on the screws tighter than they originally where. Either way I like my backplate.
Yeah check out the backplate post on the EVGA forums a lot of people claim it lowered their temps a little. I believe it
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Yeah check out the backplate post on the EVGA forums a lot of people claim it lowered their temps a little. I believe it
I just opened my case up and touched mine and it is DEFINITELY warmer than what I thought it would be. Granted it not a great improvement but every little bit helps, and it looks damn good too.
 
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post #26 of 29
I installed them on both of my cards and the temps are still within the range that they have been since I've owned them (with both cards).

Considering there are no pads to transfer heat and the only real parts that touch are screw seats, my results came at no surprise.
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post #27 of 29
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I just opened my case up and touched mine and it is DEFINITELY warmer than what I thought it would be. Granted it not a great improvement but every little bit helps, and it looks damn good too.
The PCB is also extremely hot to touch after a gaming session, doesn't mean its doing any active role in cooling.
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post #28 of 29
Backplate off after 15 mins heaven loops 70c. Backplate on after 15 mins heaven loops 68c. I ask others with a 5xx series backplate to try a test like this and post results. Mine also gets warm and I cant see how it doesn't help dissipate heat with a side fan blowing on it.
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post #29 of 29
They look cool! I want one for my 560!!
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