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New 3440 x 1440 monitor upgrade from 1080 to 1080TI - Backplate advice

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Hey guys,

bought a 3440 x 1440p ultrawide (hp omen x 35) and my 1080 simply wasn't cutting it in heavy action scenes in BFV, so grabbed at 1080TI G1 OC gaming with waterblock for £450.

The card doesnt come with backplate, EK doesnt make them at all, so went with a Bykski block. I have found a ebay seller that sells plext back plates, but can decide which one.

Options are attached and label backplate 1 and 2.

Would really love some in put.

PC currently and new monitor pics also
 

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Personally I would prefer the first logo if it is indeed as sharp as the picture looks.
I am not a fan of the more minimalistic look.

Speaking of Bykski blocks, did you notice any interference with SATA / M.2 Connectors on the edge of the block?
The Vega block I used had issue with the screw on the RGB strip hitting the U.2 connector near my top slot.
Ordered their new 2080 ti block a couple days back, would be good to know.
 
Joined
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1,528 (0.43/day)
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Location
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System Name Betty The Dirty Dragon
Processor AMD 8350 @4.8
Motherboard ASUS sabertooth rev 2
Cooling Watercooling - Swiftech GTZ - XSPC RS360 - XSPC RX120
Memory 8GB corsair vengeance cas 9
Video Card(s) 280x 1100core 1600 mem
Storage 240 gb ssd- 2 tb Storage
Display(s) Samsung 24" 2433BW
Case Corsair 650d
Audio Device(s) Xfi Fatality Titanium Pro
Power Supply XFX 850 fully modular
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
#3
Personally I would prefer the first logo if it is indeed as sharp as the picture looks.
I am not a fan of the more minimalistic look.

Speaking of Bykski blocks, did you notice any interference with SATA / M.2 Connectors on the edge of the block?
The Vega block I used had issue with the screw on the RGB strip hitting the U.2 connector near my top slot.
Ordered their new 2080 ti block a couple days back, would be good to know.
No issues all,.but might depend on board.
 
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