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Graphics card manufacturer BFG has launched a new graphics card based on NVIDIA’s powerful GeForce GTX 285 graphics core. BFG GeForce GTX 285 H2O sports two features making it different from the rest, higher clock frequencies and a water block instead of a regular air cooler. BFG claims that the water cooling will improve temperatures by up to 42 degrees compared to NVIDIA’s reference cooling. This should make room for additional overclocking, while at the same time it becomes dependent on other water cooling components. Earlier it also launched a water-cooled GeForce GTX 295


More on BFG’s water-cooled GeForce GTX 285 in the press release;



BFG TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF WATERCOOLED GEFORCE GTX 285 GRAPHICS CARD


Lake Forest, IL – (March 9, 2009) – BFG Technologies®, Inc., the leading North American and European supplier of advanced NVIDIA-based 3D graphics cards, power supplies, and the Phobos™ High-Performance Gaming/Home Theater System, announced today the BFG GeForce® GTX 285 H2O graphics card with ThermoIntelligence® Water Cooling Solution.

The BFG NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 285 H2O 1GB graphics card features a totally silent, exceptionally efficient BFG ThermoIntelligence® copper water block. Co-developed by BFG and Danger Den™, this single slot solution delivers up to a 42°C lower GPU operating temperature than reference cooling solutions, and is backed by BFG’s lifetime warranty and 24/7/365 free technical support.





“BFG innovated the idea of offering pre-built water cooled graphics cards back on the GeForce 6800 Ultra and then extended that initiative by partnering with our friends at Danger Den for full coverage copper blocks starting with the GeForce 8800 GTX”, said John Malley, senior director of marketing for BFG Technologies. “Our industry leading experience in providing top-of-the-line pre-assembled water cooling solutions continues with the GeForce GTX 285 H2O, and offers customers a rock solid product that is backed by our famous lifetime warranty and 100 Day Trade Up Program.”

BFG GeForce® GTX 285 H2O with ThermoIntelligence Water Cooling Solution
•    Memory: 1GB GDDR3
•    Core Clock: 666MHz (vs. 648MHz standard)
•    Shader Clock: 1512MHz (vs. 1476MHz standard)
•    Memory Data Rate: 2484MHz
•    Processor Cores: 240

About BFG ThermoIntelligence Custom Cooling Solutions

BFG Technologies is at the forefront of high performance custom cooling. That experience has lent itself to the development of the ThermoIntelligence series which has been specifically designed to meet the cooling demands of the discerning PC gamer and enthusiast. Featuring custom air and water cooled solutions, the ThermoIntelligence series provides exceptional thermal performance without the drawbacks of traditional custom and aftermarket solutions.

Eligible for the BFG Trade Up program

Within 100 days of purchase, the BFG GeForce® GTX 285 H2O graphics card can be traded up to a BFG graphics card of greater performance and price, and the customer only pays the difference in price, plus applicable taxes and shipping. Currently the Trade Up program is only available in North America. Learn more at www.bfgtech.com/tradeupprogram.aspx.

Availability

The BFG GeForce® GTX 285 H2O graphics card with ThermoIntelligence Water Cooling Solution will be available starting the week of March 9, 2009 at leading online retailers in North America and Europe. A more highly overclocked version—the BFG GeForce GTX 285 H2OC with ThermoIntelligence Water Cooling Solution—is planned to be released within a week. Visit www.bfgtech.com for more information.

About BFG Technologies, Inc.

BFG Tech is a leading producer of award-winning power supplies and 3D graphics cards. In 2009, BFG Tech introduced Phobos™ high-performance gaming/home theater system— resetting the bar for enthusiast level PCs. The company was the first to offer round-the-clock free technical support and a true lifetime warranty on all of their graphics cards. BFG also was the first company to offer factory overclocked graphics cards as a standard offering, giving enthusiast consumers an increase in performance right out of the box. With these innovations and an unrivaled level of customer service, BFG quickly rose to #1 market share in the category, and to this day continues to enjoy a loyal customer base in the PC hardware space.

BFG Technologies branded products are available in North America and Europe at leading retailers and e-tailers.
To find additional BFG Technologies retailers and to learn more about BFG Technologies’ products, please call 847-281-3110 or visit www.bfgtech.com.
BFG Technologies, BFG Tech, Phobos, and ThermoIntelligence are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of BFG Technologies, Inc. All other company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Pricing and availability subject to change.

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