I honestly have no idea how good or bad galaxy is, but they seem to do a good job in getting out the best possible deals, and they seem to be building a good standing with the community, mite make me think twice about evga the next time I get a new card.
Haven't been in the market for a new vid card in a few months--waiting on the 69xx series to come out to see how they'll affect prices. But I've paid to attention to the Galaxy deals on TD, and they're definitely a potential option for when I do decide to buy a card!
I thought the movable fan idea was key for Galaxy. Makes cleaning the card really easy along with being able to direct the cooling a bit more depending on how your case moves air. Also having an option of each, the rear exhaust and the movable fan was really great. I would really like to see more of that type of thing, maybe also some SLI/Crossfire sets, buy two cards in one box type of thing.
I am like many people here, mid cycle in gfx card buying so I haven't been in the market for a new card. I am a numbers man and although I am not keen on the look of these cards, the performance is very tempting. I think they are doing well for the time period given and with the competition having to re-evaluate their business models in some cases.
I will definately put them in the running for my next purchase but brand loyalty is hard to overcome for some. If they can get a foothold now, they will be a force to contend with if they are firing on all cylinders.
Galaxy has done well during its first full year in the video card market. I really like their new GTS 450 HALL OF FAME, which gets up to 1000 MHz core clock. And their new 24/7 toll free service line should be a boon to customer service, if I ever need customer service, which I probably won't because these cards are so awesomely constructed, but it's confidence-building to know they are there ready to assist in the unlikely event there is a hardware deficiency, or a driver issue, or I can't get past the first mission in FarCry, even if they can't really help with that last one.
In the future, I would like to see from Galaxy a continuing commitment to excellence.
its wonderful to have a person from galaxy post good deals on galaxy video cards. I have only been hearing good things from galaxy video card owners so far, I hope they'll grow to be one of the top dogs in the video card market in the future.
Like many others have said, more competition in the market is a good thing. I've never owned one of their products, but in the future they will likely be a brand I look at since they generally seem to be priced pretty well compared to the big boys like XFX and EVGA.
In the last year I've gone from never heard of Galaxy, to I would definitely consider them for next card upgrade. This is based on their presence here on this forum and a good amount of positive feedback that I have read on their products.