Citing a lack of profitability, BFG Tech surprisingly exited the graphics card market back in May. At the time, company chairman John Slevin said that BFG would "continue to provide our award-winning power supplies and gaming systems," and that "a few" new products were under development. However, according to a report over at HardOCP, BFG has now dropped PSUs from its roster, as well.
We are being told this morning by sources inside BFG Tech that its "PSU department" has been let go. I would suggest that if you have a BFG card that needs to be RMA'd, you need to get that done ASAFP. We do not see the company being "in business" much longer as it is reported that all its remaining inventory has been moved.
We've contacted BFG Tech for comment, but the company has yet to respond. The PSU business surely presents some of the same challenges that BFG faced in the graphics card market, though. There is certainly no shortage of PSU makers hawking largely similar designs built by only a handful of manufacturers.
BFG didn't have a whole lot going on at Computex last month, giving further credence to the suggestion that the company may be in dire straits. With a motherboard line that never really got off the ground, graphics cards gone, and now PSUs potentially dropped, BFG has little left to sell beyond pricey complete systems and generic accessories. If the those other product categories weren't viable enough to sustain, one has to wonder how much of a lifetime BFG has left.
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