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Old May 18, 2010, 12:49 PM
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The only BFG card I had in all my life was DOA and it have been a pain to get a replacement. Personnallt I don't really care about BFG leaving the boat. I most think it's a hard one for Nvidia since they have a pretty decent market share.
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As I have been telling the staff, BFG going with ATI would not and SHOULD NOT happen at this point. NVIDIA made the mistake at the end of the 1990's to accept far too many board partners into the mix which strained their supply channels all the way until cutting some of them off over the last 1-2 years.

ATI has several VERY good partners here in North America (XFX, et all) of which some already offer lifetime warranties and decent customer support. What would BFG have added other than to strain ATI's supply to other board partners?
choice between two lifetime warranty suppliers. a move from bfg fans nv>>>ati.

besides going out of gpu business, jumping ship shouldve been a walk in the park. stick a bfg sticker on 5850/5870, and take it from there. doesnt take a harward educatiun to do that
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There is more to this market than just offering the most possible board partners.
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BFG Left their GPU now EVGA has no challenge... i love evga but BFG gave EVGA a bit of challenge with the GPU's with EVGA's 90 day step-up and BFG's 100 day upgrade or something like that.

My opinion is that EVGA is now the leading supplier of GPU's on the planet + their support?

i called in couple of times for step-up questions and i gotta say... they're good!
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EVGA will have their work cut out for them with aggressive pricing and excellent warranty support from Zotac and PNY in particular.
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As I have been telling the staff, BFG going with ATI would not and SHOULD NOT happen at this point. NVIDIA made the mistake at the end of the 1990's to accept far too many board partners into the mix which strained their supply channels all the way until cutting some of them off over the last 1-2 years.

ATI has several VERY good partners here in North America (XFX, et all) of which some already offer lifetime warranties and decent customer support. What would BFG have added other than to strain ATI's supply to other board partners?

I agree, i doubt AMD's partners were all that excited to hear XFX was onboard, BFG made their bed with Nvidia and could'nt expect AMD to save them.
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Well, if they were to continue email support for their GPU Solutions, i'm pretty sure they would have responded to one of the emails ive sent (starting May 1st)
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Um I've never seen a BFG laptop. Heard and seen their PSUs online but they don't perform that well from what I read. I think it's only a matter of time before BFG disappears.
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Um I've never seen a BFG laptop. Heard and seen their PSUs online but they don't perform that well from what I read. I think it's only a matter of time before BFG disappears.
They're actually okay. Since they have a thing going with Bestbuy, profits should roll in
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