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Old 03-27-10, 04:01 PM   #26
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Default Re: Man, it is sooo hot.

Originally Posted by lee63 View Post
I'm wondering if a back plate like the 5870s would reduce temps a little...I couldn't cut a hole in my window, i'd f**k it up lol
What kind of case do you have? If it's a popular one, then Performance PCs may have a spare side panel with some fan ducts cut in.

I don't think a backplate will help GPU temps any. Those are to cool the memory chips and don't contact the GPU at all.

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