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Why BFG technologies is awesome and everyone should give them their money

Discussion in 'Tech Tips and Reviews' started by RedHelix, Apr 11, 2008.

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  1. RedHelix

    RedHelix Thread Starter

    Oct 31, 2005
    So I bought myself a BFG Geforce 7900GT OC almost two years ago. It was a $249+ card at the time and thus kind of a big deal. It ran like a champ 'till it seized up and died last week.

    It was very depressing; I held a funeral service and everything.

    ...No I didn't, that's a lie.

    I called BFG and within 30 seconds I was talking to an American guy, who told me I can ship the card to them and they'll fix or replace it for me at no charge. The warranty is forever. I do have to pay for shipping, but he gives me the number of their corporate UPS account to discount the shipping charges. (To reiterate: I'm just a guy who bought a card from them and they're letting me use their UPS account.)

    So I ship it to them. A week later, I find a box on my doorstep. Inside is a brand new BFG Geforce 8800GTS OC - a solid bread-and-butter performance card that'll easily outrun my old one - and a BFG Technologies T-shirt.

    They swapped out my old broken video card with a shiny new model with DX10 support, at their own suggestion, and asked me to call them if I ever have a problem with the new one in the future.

    Where else does that happen? Seriously?

    I sent:

    They gave:

    I guess it's good to celebrate companies that still give a damn!
  2. Skivvywaver


    Mar 18, 2001
    BFG By gamers for gamers.

    Great company. I have a 6800GT in my other machine that refuses to die. If it did, I would get an upgrade also. That is the way they work.
  3. mclarenvj


    May 31, 2007
    I've Always thought BFG stood for

  4. MrFreeman


    Apr 22, 2008
    So....Cool..... I'm buying BFG!
  5. Harvest


    May 27, 2007
    They let you use their UPS account?

    I had a motherboard DOA and they didn't give me their account I had to pay $25!!

    Its because I didn't ask...this was my first PC build so I didn't know the tricks, I guess you have to ask if you want their accounts or they wont give it to you..
  6. thatoneguy24


    Aug 11, 2007
    wow. i just want to say that you just singlehandedly convinced me to buy my next video card from BFG Tech. unbelievably cool story, thanks for sharing.
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