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BFG Tech Announces Limited Edition Self-Contained Liquid Cooled Graphics Cards

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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+ and GeForce GTX 295 H2OC graphics cards with ThermoIntelligence Advanced Cooling Solutions-saving customers time and money by providing a high performance graphics card plus a fully assembled, self-contained liquid cooling solution right out of the box.

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Sweet!

I want to see an ATI version ASAP! Any prices Bta?
 
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They really think a single rad will keep these monsters cool if we overclock them?

Is there any way of being able to purchase just the cooling itself? I dont really need a 285 or 295.
 

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Impressive. I'd be very happy with a 4890, 275 or 285 cooled like this. DX 11 just around the corner though, hopefully, so better wait :)
 

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i like the idea. But I agree that a single radiator just won't be enough. Who knows, maybe we will see better versions later?
 

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Sweet!

I want to see an ATI version ASAP! Any prices Bta?
You wont ever see an ATI based card from BFG as long as current management are kept around, they have their heads WAY UP nVidias arse, so much so that they wont even consider doing what XFX did and adding ATI cards to their lineup.
 
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You wont ever see an ATI based card from BFG as long as current management are kept around, they have their heads WAY UP nVidias arse, so much so that they wont even consider doing what XFX did and adding ATI cards to their lineup.
Honestly I don't care about BFG. I want EVGA. FYI that rad is fine for what its used for.
 

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Honestly I don't care about BFG. I want EVGA. FYI that rad is fine for what its used for.
Maybe they'll sell just the cooler.

Does any other company sell coolers like this for video cards? I've sorta been out of the loop with this stuff for the past few months...
 
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This is a great idea, but wont this setup make it impossible for an after market cooler? It would better if there was an option to mount the rad on the outside of the case.
 
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I'ts a great idea.. In theory...

In THEORY anyone who buys one of these already ALSO has a TRUE120 - or something similar...



Now what ? I hate to always be negative but can anyone here SERIOUSLY see anyone who buys a High-Performance Overclocker Video Card, running a Sock CPU cooler?
 
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common joe, there are alwase ways around these little problems for inventive geeks like us ;)
 

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Sweet!

I want to see an ATI version ASAP! Any prices Bta?


That came out quiet a while ago, also has a CPU cooler in it's loop. I can't remember where it was reviewed, but I think they ran a Q6600 under it at like 3.4ghz and it did just fine. Going to be a hard card to find though.
 
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I single rad cooling a cpu AND gpu?...:laugh:

Still it's cool idea;)
it can work, my buddy used a heater core from an old car to cool his whole pentium-d system(encoding box that ran hot as hell) but it takes a large rad and good airflow :p
 

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I single rad cooling a cpu AND gpu?...:laugh:

Still it's cool idea;)
Yeah, it didn't do bad, check the review that bta linked, was running a 3.8ghz e8x00 proc and it on that single rad. Granted I do think it should have a bigger rad, and another review I remember seeing tried running a QX9770 on it and it just was too hot.

But something like that most likely is going to be for people who don't know much about OC'ing and want easy WC, so it's a great buy for that.
 

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Damn thats sweet if the prices are ok i mite get a GTX285.
 

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put that liquid cooled GTX 295 on my external cooler and let`s set it to -10 C and see what happens LOL

Im gonna rob a bank first before I get that LOL

one sweet card (i think it taste like lollipop LOL)
 
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it can work, my buddy used a heater core from an old car to cool his whole pentium-d system(encoding box that ran hot as hell) but it takes a large rad and good airflow :p
I have also used heater cores For custom water cooling kits - VERY effective.

Had a NICE one 12X24 CM - so it was just the right size for 2x12cm fans - ran them on 5v - was DEAD silent, and worked 10x better than any of these silly little commercial rad's.
 
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awww.. poor little rad :(