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Gigabyte radeon 5870 backplate

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May 21, 2010 6:21:31 AM

Hello, My gigabyte radeon 5870 overclocked card is cool but one side is bareback with no extender/brace. Is there any such hardware?
May 21, 2010 3:46:20 PM

It depends on what you mean by "one side".
The side opposite the fan/heat sync?
The side that has the connectors out to the monitor?
The opposide side of the connectors?

Please give more detail in your question.
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May 31, 2010 12:01:19 AM

dark_lord69 said:
It depends on what you mean by "one side".
The side opposite the fan/heat sync?
The side that has the connectors out to the monitor?
The opposide side of the connectors?

Please give more detail in your question.

On my computer it's the side facing up opposite the fan side of course. Which side do most nuts put stiffeners on? The side that all the components tails are showing up?
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May 31, 2010 10:16:59 PM

The 5870 and I believe the 5970 as well come with backplates so the chip is totally enclosed. The 5850 and lower however do not have the backplate.
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