Editors Liked

  • Outruns similarly priced GTX 500-series Nvidia cards
  • Lots of overclocking headroom
  • Support for 4K video and other forward-looking features
  • High performance for price
  • Quiet
  • Impressively low power draw
  • Excellent energy efficiency
  • Native full size HDMI & DisplayPort output
  • Adds support for PCIExpress 3.0 and DirectX 11.1

Editors Didn't Like

  • 4K video content and screens likely won’t be common for a year or more
  • Not worthy update for HD 6900 owners
  • Competing GPUs offer similar performance for less
  • Requires two PCIe power connections
  • Blocks an expansion slot when installed
  • Expensive
  • Noise levels a tad bit high