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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162130

Very tempted. $119.00 with FS and $10 rebate, SAVINGS10 coupon code should take $10 off today only for net of $99.99.

I've never had a Galaxy GPU, are they decent?
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Re: Galaxy

They're OK, not nearly as good as EVGA once was. Galaxy has 3 year warranty (non transferable and doesn't allow overclocking rolleyes.gif) , 2 years if you don't register your card in 30 days
http://www.galaxytechus.com/__US__/Support6/WarrantyPolicy?lang=__US__

EVGA now has 3 year warranty ; but it's transferable like ASUS/MSI/Gigabyte (goes by serial).

Component quality wise the HOF series is stellar but there have been reports of faulty Nvidia cards from them.

Further reading: http://www.overclock.net/t/1423395/galaxy-brand-cards-is-it-just-me-or-are-they-underrated

Galaxy rep on our forum: http://www.overclock.net/u/131328/galaxy

P.S. Every brand has their clunkers. MSI's R9-280X doesn't cool VRM properly for example.

Edit: The VRM is slightly better than reference; the heatsink is good enough for 60°C load temps. The heatsink's heatpipes are weird in that they don't increase surface area whatsoever (they ought to extend past the base , otherwise a Vapor chamber is better for that purpose since it has more surface area.)

See also
http://www.overclockers.com/galaxy-gtx-650ti-boost-review/

http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/HD-7790-and-650-Ti-BOOST-Roundup-Asus-MSI-and-Galaxy/Galaxy-GTX-650-Ti-BOOST
http://hardocp.com/article/2013/06/10/galaxy_geforce_gtx_650_ti_boost_video_card_review/#.Uo6zO-LAZlk
http://www.hkepc.com/9343


Dual fan version (not this one)
http://www.hardwaremx.com/reviews/review-galaxy-gtx-650-ti-boost-2gb/8/
Edited by AlphaC - 11/21/13 at 5:40pm
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Wow thanks for the detailed response. +rep
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