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Rubber backing on an HD5850?

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Im getting a diamond HD5850, but i looked at the back of it and its just straight PCB, and i know on some of the HD5870's there is just a plain looking peice of rubber like this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...20Video%20Card
Im just looking for somthing to put on the back of my 5850 to make it look nicer/keep dust off of it, any idea if somthing like this exists?
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Ooh thats not a piece of rubber there...
That is actually a metal plate covering the whole PCB. Some say its to dissipate heat kinda like the plate on the back of the Ares.



I agree it does look awesome, but unfortunately I don't think anyone makes 5850s with the metal plate on the back. Never heard of any covers on sale either sorry.
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Ooh thats not a piece of rubber there...
That is actually a metal plate covering the whole PCB. Some say its to dissipate heat kinda like the plate on the back of the Ares.



I agree it does look awesome, but unfortunately I don't think anyone makes 5850s with the metal plate on the back. Never heard of any covers on sale either sorry.
aw, i wish, it would just look so much cleaner.
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How about using an EK backplate?
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How about using an EK backplate?
how much does that cost?
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