Gigabyte radeon 5870 backplate Tags: Graphics Cards Hardware Gigabyte Radeon Overclocking Last response: May 31, 2010 10:16 PM in Overclocking Share sommoner 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? More about : gigabyte radeon 5870 backplate dark_lord69 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. sommoner 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? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wolfram23 a c 125 U Graphics card a c 100 K Overclocking 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumIs switiching from HIS Radeon 4890 to Radeon Gigabyte 5870 worth it? ForumGigabyte Technology ATI Radeon HD 5870 1 GB GV-R587U ForumGigabyte ATI Radeon 5870 48c idle ForumGIGABYTE - R587D5-1GD-B - ATI Radeon HD 5870 - "Six Monitors Display" ForumRadeon HD 5870 VGA Cooler ForumUpgrading from dual Radeon HD 5870 ForumUpgrading GPU from Radeon 5870 ForumUpgrading AMD Radeon HD 5870 ForumZotac gtx 470 amp or gigabyte hd 5870 oc ForumQuestion about Gigabyte 5870 ForumGigabyte GTX 460 OC 1GB GDDR5 OC Edition or Radion 5870 ? ForumGigabyte 5870 please help ForumGigabyte 5870 issues, should I return? ForumGigabyte 3D Mars & HD 5870 ForumGPU Fan vs Heatsink (XFX 5870 ) ForumFixed Voltage ForumAMD AM3 Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 motherboard and Ra ForumA way to use screws on push pin coolers without buying a backplate ForumRadeon HD 4870 high Idle temprature ForumCooler Master Hyper 212+ with backplate or not? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !