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Thanks for the input guys. I see that there is a Galaxy GTX 480 on Newegg now for $250. Should I jump on it? I've never heard much about the Galaxy brand. Are they any good?
    
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not a bad deal, or try these:
http://www.ebay.com/sch/Computer-Com...p3286.c0.m1538
     
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
Thanks for the input guys. I see that there is a Galaxy GTX 480 on Newegg now for $250. Should I jump on it? I've never heard much about the Galaxy brand. Are they any good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162050
This same Galaxy GTX480 card was on sale for US$199 just about 10 hours ago! I suppose so many people jump on it that Newegg stops the sale price. Anyway, US$250 is still a very good price, considering it is a brand new card.

Galaxy is a good brand. They are well represented in Asia and in Europe (under the brand name KFA2) but relatively unknown in North America. I had a couple Galaxy before (6800GT and Geforce4 Ti) and had no problem with them. I just checked their US website which says warranty is 2+1 years (with registration).
The only thing that I cannot comment on is their customer support service in your country.
post #14 of 16
Go for it, at least one more. I love 480's, and the prices are insane. 85% of 580 performance for less than half the price.
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Get a second one and do what I did: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia-cool...l#post15282885

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SLI 480

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Galaxy-80XLH...item45fe04f202
Edited by Vlasov_581 - 10/25/11 at 7:33am
    
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