BFG announces water cooled Geforce GTX 285
BFG introduced a water cooled GTX 285, with a water block that bears big resemblance to the one of Zotac.
Just like Zotac did only recently, BFG now introduced a water cooler Geforce GTX 285. The BFG Geforce GTX 285 H2O has 1 GiByte VRAM and is cooled by a copper water block which is called Thermo Intelligence. This solution has been developed in cooperation with Danger Den and a similar product can also be found on the recently introduced Zotac card - although this isn't really suprising since the Zotac cooler is also from TFC/Danger Den.
BFG 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.
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.
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