Galaxy OC 9500GTGalaxy Technology
was established in 1994 as a manufacturing and distributor of computer components. The head office is located in Hong Kong whereas the factory is located in China. Since long, VGA cards is the prime business of the company and year after year Galaxy grows and develops their know-how. As the group of engineers consists mostly of overclockers, they always want to push the card to the edge by providing n°1 class materials and adapt the card to their needs. The Galaxy 9600GT OverClocked is a perfect example of know-how and guts to re-invent the standards of the 9600 series.Box, inside and outsideInstallation driver CD
Xtreme tuner cd
Xtreme tuner bios flash procedure
Quick installation guide
Molex-to-vga power convertor
Galaxy, opposed to Leadtek, uses a in-house built PCB, which has less layers, is shorter and addes an extra power connector to the card. The card is supposed to be cooler and better suited for overclocking.
B1 revision of the G96 core.
The Samsung GDDR3 1.0ns memory chips are rated 1GHz at 1.9v, so Galaxy is using it's memory chips at full capacity, running them at 1000MHz stock.
Datasheet can be found here
Galaxy used a dual-slot heatsink to keep the core as cool as possible.
Galaxy delivers a pre-overclocked card, in their style: 700/1650/1000, which is quite an improvement over the reference clocks: 27,5%, 18% and 25% increase.