Tuesday, September 16th 2008

BFG Announces Factory Overclocked GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE Video Card

BFG Technologies, the leading North American and European supplier of advanced NVIDIA-based 3D graphics cards, power supplies and other PC enthusiast products, announced today the BFG GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE graphics cards in three factory overclocked versions; OC, OC2, and OCX. BFG’s GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE graphics cards boast 216 processing cores—24 more cores than a standard GeForce GTX 260. This extra processing power combined with BFG’s rock-solid factory overclocking provides end users with enthusiast-class performance and the protection of a lifetime warranty.


“Of course, these cards are great for 3D gaming. But the GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE is also built for high performance physics and parallel computing”, said John Malley, senior director of marketing for BFG Technologies. “With native support for PhysX™ technology, the GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE acts as an immensely powerful physics processor, greatly accelerating performance in popular titles like Unreal Tournament 3. And with CUDA technology, time consuming tasks such as video transcoding are dramatically accelerated, offering faster than real time performance. We believe physics and GPU computing will become indispensable in the coming year; GPUs limited to only graphics capability will become increasingly unattractive to end users. With the BFG GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE you get it all—factory overclocked 3D graphics cards with a lifetime warranty, plus a revolutionary physics and computing processor”.

BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE
Memory: 896MB GDDR3
Core Clock: 590MHz (vs. 576MHz standard)
Shader Clock: 1296MHz (vs. 1242MHz standard)
Memory Data Rate: 1998MHz
Processor Cores: 216 (vs. 192 standard)

BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC2 MAXCORE
Memory: 896MB GDDR3
Core Clock: 630MHz (vs. 576MHz standard)
Shader Clock: 1350MHz (vs. 1242MHz standard)
Memory Data Rate: 2126MHz (vs. 1998MHz standard)
Processor Cores: 216 (vs. 192 standard)

BFG GeForce GTX 260 OCX MAXCORE
Memory: 896MB GDDR3
Core Clock: 655MHz (vs. 576MHz standard)
Shader Clock: 1404MHz (vs. 1242MHz standard)
Memory Data Rate: 2250MHz (vs. 1998MHz standard)
Processor Cores: 216 (vs. 192 standard)

Eligible for the BFG Trade Up program
Within 100 days of purchase, the BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC, OC2, and OCX MAXCORE graphics cards 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. Trade Up program for Europe is planned to launch this year. Learn more at http://www.bfgtech.com/tradeupprogram.aspx.

Availability
The BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC, OC2, and OCX MAXCORE graphics cards will be available at leading online and in-store retailers throughout North America and Europe beginning the week of September 15, 2008. Visit www.bfgtech.com for more information.Source: BFG Tech
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4 Comments on BFG Announces Factory Overclocked GeForce GTX 260 MAXCORE Video Card

#1
Selene
so 55nm, nice, I guess this was the card listed on the leaked roadmap we saw last week.
Looks solid to me, cant wait to see how high this will OC.
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InnocentCriminal
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I posted a review of these cards in the Graphics section.

^^
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alexp999
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by: Selene
so 55nm, nice, I guess this was the card listed on the leaked roadmap we saw last week.
Looks solid to me, cant wait to see how high this will OC.
Its not 55nm. Its the same 65nm chip just with an extra unlocked cluster of SP's.
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