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BFG Technologies Announces Two Graphics Cards Powered By The NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 GPU.

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BFG Technologies, Inc, a leading supplier of advanced 3D graphics cards for PCs, announced today that it will add two new Asylum(TM) graphics cards to its product lineup based on the NVIDIA(R) GeForce(TM) FX 5900 graphics processing unit (GPU) by NVIDIA Corporation.

"The latest additions to the Asylum family of 3D graphics cards deliver the next level of cinematic quality gaming hard-core PC enthusiasts crave," said Scott Herkelman, executive vice president of marketing for BFG Technologies. "These Asylum cards will enable consumers to play current and next generation DirectX(TM) 9.0 games the way they're meant to be played, with all settings maxed out."

"The FX 5900 is able to outpace the Radeon 9800 PRO in all relevant benchmarks and can reclaim the performance throne for NVIDIA, concluded Lars Weinand, hardware editor for Tom's Hardware Guide ( "The card offers unrivaled FSAA speed combined with very good anisotropic filtering image quality and performance, thanks to the new Detonator FX driver, giving it a comfortable lead over its rival."

Asylum(TM) GeForce FX 5900 Ultra - Features include 256MB memory with 256-bit memory bus, and a 450MHz core clock, This card also offers the added flexibility of multimedia and multi-display support with its VGA, DVI, Video-In / Video-Out connectors, Ulead(TM) VideoStudo 6 SE editing software and NVIDIA(R) NVDVD(TM) 2.0 multimedia software. Expected availability in June, 2003. MSRP $499

Asylum(TM) GeForce FX 5900 - Offering 128MB memory with 256-bit memory bus, a 400MHz core clock, VGA, DVI, Video-In / Video-Out connectors, Ulead(TM) VideoStudo 6 SE editing software and NVIDIA(R) NVDVD(TM) 2.0. This card offers all of the top end features and benefits of its older brother, including NVIDIA(R) UltraShadow(TM) technology to accelerate the rendering of shadow volumes which is critical for next generation software titles. Expected availability in June, 2003. MSRP $399.

About BFG Technologies, Inc.

BFG Technologies is a privately held U.S. based supplier of premium ASYLUM(TM) brand 3D video cards based on award-winning NVIDIA(R) graphics technology. BFG Tech is dedicated to bringing the latest high quality, high-tech multimedia products to PC and gaming enthusiasts at competitive prices. BFG Tech's ASYLUM brand 3D graphics cards are available in the U.S. at Best Buy, CompUSA, Wal-Mart, Fry's Electronics and within premium Alienware(R) gaming systems.

For more information about Asylum GeForce FX and other BFG products, please call 847-615-1955 or visit

BFG Technologies and Asylum are trademarks of BFG Technologies, Inc. NVIDIA, GeForce, NVDVD, and UltraShadow are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation. All other company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Features, pricing, availability and specifications are subject to change without notice
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