BFG GeForce GTX 285 OCX review
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 01/27/2009 02:00 PM [ 0 comment(s) ]
Photos - BFG GeForce GTX 285 OCX
On the next few pages we'll show you some photos. The images were taken at high-resolution and then cropped and scaled down. The camera used was a Canon 450D 12 MegaPixel.
The BFG GeForce GTX 285 OCX comes bundled with the following items:
- GeForce GTX 285 1024 MB
- Driver CD
- 2x 6-pin to Molex power cable
- manual / quick install guide
- Analog RCA component cable
- VGA->DVI dongle
- S/PDIF cable
What is pretty darn cool is that BFG is offering you a Lifetime Warranty if you reside in the USA and 10 years in Europe (EU legislation) with this graphics card. And at this price level that's a mighty nice investment, regardless of the standard pre-overclock.
The BFG GeForce GTX 285 OCX is 100% reference based, aside from the fact that it is pre-tested, stressed and has the higher clock frequencies flashed into it's BIOS. It's a pretty funky design though with some proper cooling.
At the front side we stumble into the two DVI connectors. Both are dual-link DVI, meaning they support high-resolution monitors. To your left, a 7-pin analog HDTV-out mini-din, and S-video connector, or YPrPb (component) or composite outputs. For those that still live in the analog era.
BFG have worked their magic again and teamed up with the guys and gals from CoolLIT systems, a company designing sometimes awkward yet always interesting cooling products. As such BFG released two products based on CoolIT's cooling; here at Guru3D we will test and review the BFG GeForce GTX 295 H2OC (limited edition), that's a self-contained easy to install liquid cooling solution preinstalled onto the GeForce GTX 295 filled with coolant and everything; this kit has a 120mm fan, radiator, pump, graphics card cooling block, tubing and reservoir all ready to be inserted into the PC for some tender love and care in your gaming experience.
BFG GeForce GTX 295 H20 review (water cooling)
BFG is the first to bring a liquid-cooled GeForce GTX 295 to the market. As extravagant liquid cooling a GeForce GTX 295 really is, the end results in cooling performance, gaming performance and the incredible aesthetics a product like this offers is extraordinary. So in this article we'll chat a little about the GTX 295 technology, then have a look at BFG's bundle, a really extensive photo-shoot, look at performance with the hottest games available, overclock it until it nearly dies... and then sum it all up in our verdict.
BFG GeForce GTX 285 OCX review
We'll look at BFG finest GeForce GTX 285 offering. See, just like many of NVIDIA's board partners BFG offers the product in several flavors. The offer their regular OC edition, yet also OC+, OC2 and OCX editions. They've got quite a range. We'll explain the difference over the next few pages. Let us have a peek of what's under the hood of the BFG GeForce GTX 285 OCX.
BFG GeForce GTX 280 OCX review
OCX is short for 'Overclocking eXtreme' and it literally boils down to the fact that this is BFG's most high-end specced product in whatever the product range might be. Today we take the fastest NVIDIA graphics card available on the planet. The GeForce GTX 280. A 1400 million transistor counting piece of merchandise that raises the bar of single-GPU graphics processing.