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post #11 of 91
Aw. My 670 is a Galaxy... I really like it. Sad to see em go.
 
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I always avoided Galaxy products. I've had really good luck with MSI gear.
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so will people still be able to get warranties honored in NA?
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

so will people still be able to get warranties honored in NA?
If you read the article, it states that the sales team will try and get enough stock to honor warranties, back HARDOCP doubt's it'll happen
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post #15 of 91
Should have sold the 780 HOF I have sitting around quicker I guess.
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post #16 of 91
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Out before delivering a high tier nVidia GPU with a single slot cooling layout...guess it was too hard...
Can we at least get a WC block bridges that allow sequential GPU mounting?


There's these blocks from EK specifically for the HOF/KFA design...

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_971_240_579&products_id=39821

... and they are compatible with any of EK's FC terminal connectors allowing you to link 2, 3, or 4 cards in serial, parallel, or semi-parallel flow patterns...

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=59_971_1018_1038_1207&sort=20a&page=2
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post #17 of 91
I don't get all the comments about Galaxy being "cheap". Reference cards are literally all , ALL of them are designed by nvidia with the manufacturers putting their own sticker on it. There is literally no way to differentiate between AMD or nvidia reference cards other than warranty and CS. Which I always thought Galaxy was pretty good in that respect.

Also, the HOF series were pretty good. Admittedly they were a hard sell on me, but seeing a friend with a HOF 780 - I was impressed. I don't think their products were cheap, so I don't get those comments. At all. The 780 HOF from what I saw of it, was very high quality. And it was a hard sell on me with me being a skeptic initially. Yet my buddy had a HOF 780 that hit 1302 boost no sweat. Stock voltage. Very impressive. Just sucks that these guys may not have warranties now.

Anyway, just a bad situation all around - I feel bad for the guys out of jobs now, and also bad for the owners who are out of warranties. Sucks. Shame to see them go.
post #18 of 91
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I don't get all the comments about Galaxy being "cheap". Reference cards are literally all , ALL of them are designed by nvidia with the manufacturers putting their own sticker on it.

Anyway, just a bad situation all around - I feel bad for the guys out of jobs now, and also bad for the owners who are out of warranties. Sucks. Shame to see them go.

This. For the reference cards at least, they are all the same, no matter the manufacturer.

As for the aftermarket custom designed cards, I couldn't say. I've never had a Galaxy product. But I can say it's always a shame to see the number of manufacturers go down. Not healthy for competition.
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post #19 of 91
good riddance
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I've had a few Galaxy graphics cards with my most recent being 4GB GTX 680 GC's in SLI. I would have picked up the 780 HOF if it had been in stock. Galaxy had great customer service, were often cheaper than similar offerings from other vendors, and they had some great unique designs.

It's too bad they didn't get more attention because they did a lot of things right.
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