Editors Liked

  • Keeps pace with (or beats) much pricier Nvidia cards while sipping much less power
  • Support for 4K video and other forward-looking features
  • Solid gaming performers at their respective MSRPs
  • AMD 7series GPUs provide decent multimedia capabilities
  • Both GPUs overclock well
  • Excellent energy efficiency
  • Support for software voltage control
  • Native full size HDMI & DisplayPort output
  • Adds support for PCIExpress 3.0 and DirectX 11.1
  • Good overall performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Price a bit too high
  • Noise levels a tad bit high
  • CCC Overdrive limits too low
  • Faces stiff pricing competition from some Nvidia products
  • Blocks a second expansion slot
  • Requires PCIe power connector