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BFG & EVGA Launched Water Cooled GTX 280 Cards

The best of both worlds! Unbeatable performance provided by the EVGA GTX 280
with the super cooled technology that the EVGA Hydro Copper 16 Waterbock has to
offer. Enjoy incredible performance with out even breaking a sweat. The EVGA GTX
280 guarantees a new level of visual experience while the EVGA Hydro Copper 16
Waterblock provides the latest in liquid cooled innovation. Capable of working
in both 2-Way and 3-Way SLI, the EVGA GTX 280 HC offers all the latest features,
technology, and speed coupled with efficient cooling to provide an unbeatable,
enhanced experience like never before.

EVGA GTX 280 Features*:
2nd Generation Unified Shader Architecture – Second generation architecture
delivers 50% more gaming performance over the first generation through 240
enhanced processor cores that provide incredible shading horsepower.
NVIDIA® PhysX™ – GeForce GPU support for NVIDIA PhysX technology,enabling a
totally new class of physical gaming interaction for a more dynamic and
realistic experience with GeForce.
Full DX10 Support™ – DirectX 10 GPU with full Shader Model 4.0 support delivers
unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film quality effects for today’s
hottest games.
NVIDIA® CUDA Technology™ – CUDA technology unlocks the power of the GPU’s
processor cores to accelerate the most demanding system tasks such as video
transcoding delivering up to 7x performance over traditional CPUs.
Second Generation Purevideo™ HD – High-definition video decoder and
post-processor delivers unprecented picture clairty, smmoth video and accurate
color for movies and video.
128-bit HDR with FSAA – Realistic High Dynamic Range lighting, now with support
for anti-aliasing!
NVIDIA® CUDA™ – Uses the GPU to quickly process CUDA™ based applications taking
your graphics card beyond gaming.
Hybrid Power Technology – Dynamic power that changes depending on the GPU’s
Built for Microsoft Windows® Vista™ – Fourth generation GPU architecture gives
Windows® Vista™ users the best possible experience with Windows® Aero 3D user
* Features per NVIDIA’s Specifications

EVGA Hydro Copper 16 Waterblock Features:
Supports 2-Way and 3-Way SLI (3-Way SLI kit will be included with every purchase
of 3 cards/waterblocks)
EVGA Exclusive – flow design maximizes surface area and dramatically reduces
Patent Pending "Co-op Technology" transfers heat away from critical areas
Compatible with both the GTX 280 and GTX 260 graphics cards
Extra High-flow designed internals and barbs give the minimum flow restriction,
allowing lowest temps possible
Cool’s GPU, VREG, I/O Chip and Memory
Includes both high quality 1/2” and 3/8” High Flow fittings
Heat-piped back plate for GTX 280 and GTX 260 underside
Flexible barb design allows 4 different fitting configurations, giving maximum
flexibility for water cooling placement accessories
Reduces temperatures by as much as 50°C during maximum load
Waterblocks Manufactured at EVGA Corp. in Brea, California
Multiple Patents Pending


Core Clock Speed : 691MHz
Processing Cores : 240
Memory Clock Speed : 2430MHz
Memory Bandwidth : 155.5GB/sec
Shader Clock Speed : 1458MHz
Bus : PCI-E 2.0
Interface : DVI-I, DVI-I, HDTV-7

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