Forum discussion tagged with Backplate.
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    Question Coolermaster gts v8 1150 backplate

    I have the coolermaster gts v8 on my i7 4790k but i needed to change motherboard and i had my pc disassembled for a month or so and now that my new MoBo arrived i realised i lost the backplate of my cooler and i contacted coolermaster for help but they told me they were out of this accessory...
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    Question Custom Back plate on Founders Edition?

    I have an RTX 2070 Super Founders Edition. I am wondering if I order an RGB Backplate for ex. from V1Tech, can I put it on my card? I should just be able to stick it on top with the adhesives correct or no?
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    [SOLVED] How to take off a glued backplate?

    Hello, I own a MSI h61m- e23 (b3) and I wanted to change my backplate to install a new cooler for my CPU but I ran into a wall, I’ve no idea how to take off this backplate without damaging the board, any help will be appreciated. My guess is that the plate is glued (Grey adhesive in the photos)...
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    Question Does my motherboard support cooler's backplate?

    Hello. I'm wondering will "MSI MAG Z390M Mortar" support backplate from "Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition" ? And will it fit ?
  5. [SOLVED] Hexagonal standoff screw for CPU cooler stuck in motherboard

    The hexagonal standoff screw I encircled below is stuck in my motherboard (Tomahawk b450). When I try to turn the screw with a screwdriver it just keeps turning, no matter what direction I try to turn. Here's the screw: The backplate looks like this: How do I get this screw out of my...
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    Question Installing a Cooler Master Hyper 212 cooler in a Asus TUF Gaming X570 motherboard

    Hi everyone! I'm building my first pc and I have a question regarding installing the cpu cooler (Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition) to the motherboard (Asus TUF Gaming X570 motherboard). I'm using a Ryzen 3600X CPU. Attached image: backplates & screws The motherboard already comes with a...
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    Question Temperature concerns regarding the backplate of a newly bought CPU cooler

    Hello everyone, first post in the forum. Big time lurker. Specs, to begin with: Mobo: MSI B450M Bazooka CPU: Ryzen 5 2600x CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Windpower 1266 (provided the link for the product below as I see that this cpu cooler has not made its way into global market as of now)...
  8. [SOLVED] Galax RTX 2070 white mini and a Asus motherboard P8H61-M LX

    Hi! i'm willing to buy a Galax RTX 2070 white mini but i'm having doubts if my motherboard is compatible with the graphics card. I still haven't found a build on a Asus P8H61-M LX The BackPlate of the RTX will lean in ram slots? or Audio and mic slots? Or will fit without any problems? The gpu...
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    [SOLVED] Should I remove the plastic back plate on my GPU

    I recently purchased a GPU for my first gaming pc, the GPU I bought was the Gigabyte RTX 2060 Gaming OC Pro and I realised that the backplate was plastic. Should I remove it? because I have heard that even metal backplate can increase heat. I have the Cooler Master H500 and a Gigabyte Aorus B450...
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    [SOLVED] I want to upgrade my CPU cooler.

    I have an FX-8350 cpu with a TX3 EVO cooler. I want to upgrade it. The MA410M TUF would be an improvement for my temps? I have an MSI 970 gaming motherboard. It would fit in it? And do I have to replace the pre-installed backplate on the motherboard for the cooler to fit?
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    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk with Arctic Freezer 34 Esports, how to install it correctly?

    Got a new cooler Arctic Freezer 34 Esports, when i install the cooler's standoff in the backplate between the motherboard it wobbles if i install the cooler onto standoffs and try tighten it does not fix it, it just goes back and forth. Is my backplate not compatible, i saw on youtube other msi...
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    Question Anyone ever see a burnt CPU backplate like this?

    Friend of mine sent me a photo of the backplate from his i7-4770, I dont have the motherboard model on hand. But has anyone ever seen burn/staining/oxidization this bad on a CPU socket backplate before? PC still runs fine apparently, with average Temps in 65~ while gaming. Backplate looks like...
  13. Blindbirdhouse

    Question 1080 TI backplate installation help **RESOLVED**

    I have just purchased a backplate from coldzero for my GIGABYTE GTX 1080 TI GAMING OC card. Unfortunately I am struggling to understand how to properly fit it. The provided screws/nuts don't seem to be big enough (please see pics) Any help greatfully appreciated. Many thanks
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    Question What kind(s) of screwdriver do I need to remove Sapphire Pulse RX 570 Backplate

    The question is in the title already, Context: I wanted to clean my RX 570 but don't have the necessary tools to remove the backplate of it, what screwdriver(s) do I need to remove it? It's really dusty and I really wanna clean it out.
  15. BlazingAngels

    Question Trying To Get MSI Warranty Service but my backplate has a small scratch

    I had posted earlier about my graphics cards back plate having a minor scratch, its a MSI RTX 2080 Gaming Trio and it has been having some artifacting to the point it has become quite annoying. I am not sure if I can return now because I have a minor scratch on it, that wasn't even caused by me...
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    Question Backplate for CPU Cooler

    So I started building a new PC for my dad using old parts, and ran into a problem. I previously had a AM3+ socket mount for a Corsair Hydro series put onto the motherboard. Instead of that one, I got a Noctua NH-U9S CPU cooler instead that doesn't fit into it, so I need to find another one...
  17. Question Need To Touch Up Paint On Backplate

    I discovered some minor scratches on my backplate and I need the exact match of paint to use touch up paint on my backplate. Where would I find paint to do this? The backplate looks like this. Also if your wondering where the scratches are, this photo is a photo I found online of my graphics...
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    Question Download speed is VERY slow ONLY on my new laptop.

    I have an ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 N580VD that I just bought recently, I upgraded it with an 1T SSD alongside the old one, so my warranty is voided so I really hope I don't need to use it.My problem is that it downloaded at 1 mbps from a site that my phone downloaded at 10mbps, I have been looking...
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    New Pc build

    Hi i am at that moment where I'd like to build a new PC, or at least major upgrades. Current pc is Intel i7 3770k oc 4.5ghz air cooled with coolermaster v8 Asus rog 1070 strix 8 gb Samsumg SSD 850pro 256 gb Hdd 1TB (low cost thing) 2x8 corsair 1600mhz ram Asus p8z68-v gen3 motherboard What am...
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    Notsure which graphics card

    If im running an i7 7700k with the ASRockz270 mobo. just trying to figure out bestgraphics card to run. I was thinking a gtx 1070 but just wasnt sure.