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Two of the more unique hardware manufacturers around combining forces? Hmm...I wonder what type of bastard child hardware they'd turn out?

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Palit Microsystems is said to be in progress to acquire Hong Kong-based graphics card vendor, Galaxy. Both parties are already in talks over the acquisition, according to industry sources.
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Didn't Palit also aquire Gainward as well years ago?
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Two of the more unique hardware manufacturers around combining forces? Hmm...I wonder what type of bastard child hardware they'd turn out?



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The same stuff XFX, and EVGA ect make. Thats what "bastard child" hardware they will make.. Only it will be highly overclocked, be on par, or even beat XFX or EVGA, but just never get much publicity, nor be sold in most places.

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Hmm, onboard voltage jumpers on every galaxy/palit card now? I sure hope so.
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Hmm, onboard voltage jumpers on every galaxy/palit card now? I sure hope so.
Why oh why doesn't any other AIB partner do this? Interesting news though, maybe their combined resources could help them get some real market penetration.
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Yes, they did aquire Gainward a few years back and launched their own "performance" line Vvikoo or something like that.

By bastard child I mean looking back at the voltage jumpers on the 8800GT and the sweet looking and very well performing cooling solution on the Palit 9600GT Sonic. Two very nice features even though I'm convinced the cooler on the Sonic was made by Zalman.

Does it seem odd that they would acquire another company just to clear out their GPU stock? It seems like a band aid fix that could end up turning out badly. What happens if ATI turns the tables with something 8800-esque and becomes the dominant manufacturer?
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Then they will try to use the resources of 2 companies as one to compete against them....
Same as sapphire, powercolor, and any other ATI variant HAS been doing
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