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Galaxy Readying GeForce GTS 250 Cool Edition

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Galaxy is preparing yet another GeForce GTS 250 SKU, this one labeled "Cool Edition", owing to its design that focuses on the GPU cooler. The card uses the usual Galaxy shade of blue colour. The PCB holds a 5-phase VRM for the GPU and memory, and is cooled by dedicated heatsink. The center of attraction is the GPU cooler, which looks elliptical. From its central GPU contact base made of copper, arise several radially-projecting, forked aluminum fins. Nested in a plastic shroud is an 80 mm fan for active cooling, while the memory cools directly under its airflow.

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FTW Edition, GLH Edition, Cool Edition, whats next?:D

btw ugly heatsink for a galaxy card...
 

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I want PWN or NOOB edition!
Even in WoW there is motorcycle with PWN... :D
 

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the HS looks like a cut down stock intel 775 cooler.....
 
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I want PWN or NOOB edition!
Even in WoW there is motorcycle with PWN... :D

How about the Terribad or L2P edition? :roll:
 

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looks like a 775 cooler someone took a hammer to
 

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there are like 40 variations of this same GTS250 each promising 'groundbreaking performance' what is the point? they should add a newer cooler as revised version to the cards
 
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It's time for a NEW PSU standard with the PSU providing a new connection for the graphics card. A higher current lower voltage connector. Why? Dont need such large/expensive VR on the GPU card making GPUs cheaper and less waste on upgrade... we all upgrade GPUs more often than PSUs. Second, keep the VR heat away from the GPU and mainboard by having most of the "hard work" done with transformers/regulators than just DC regulators alone on the GPU. More efficient, and cheaper overall setup. Third, GPU cards would now be shorter giving us less problem with installing them in tight spaces. Fourth, reduces airflow restrictions in the case also. What a win-win.
 

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It's time for a NEW PSU standard with the PSU providing a new connection for the GPU. A higher current lower voltage connector. Why? Dont need such large/expensive VR on the GPU making GPUs cheaper and last waste on upgrade... we all upgrade GPUs more often than PSUs. Second, keep the VR heat away from the GPU and mainboard by having most of the "hard work" done with transformers/regulators than just DC regulators alone on the GPU. More efficient, and cheaper overall setup.
You should be working for whoever makes the standards up. Assuming that works because I have no idea if it does or not.
 

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You should be working for whoever makes the standards up. Assuming that works because I have no idea if it does or not.
+1 on that :nutkick:
 

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i'll be honest with you, it is not that nice looking :)
 
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Re-Re-Re-Rebranded edition :roll:
 

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ANOTHER WASTE OF MANUFACTURING COSTS there are already various gtx250 on the market and viable alternatives to the gtx250.

YES, this is that WTF edition we have been waiting for.
 
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i think it actually looks good. every card u see now that is different from the reference design is usually black with a black and/or white cooler. i think the blue looks good imo so poo on u Bo$$ :p
 
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no no ur wrong, all we have is a glorified 9800GTX+, can't forget the + :D
 
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Re-Re-Re-Rebranded edition :roll:
lol init just, and with no real advantage over its older version that i can see other than a marmite cooler.

i thought the die shrink would allow higher clocks but there still arent many that have higher clocks than my 2 year old msi nx8800 gts 512 :D
 

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lol init just, and with no real advantage over its older version that i can see other than a marmite cooler.

i thought the die shrink would allow higher clocks but there still arent many that have higher clocks than my 2 year old msi nx8800 gts 512 :D
8800GTS 512s were more then capable of running faster then 9800GTX+'s if not matching the same clock speeds.