Editors Liked

  • Great performance
  • Factory overclocked
  • Priced well
  • Good build
  • Stylish looks
  • Runs cool and silent
  • Relatively low power consumption for the performance
  • Native fullsize HDMI output
  • GDDR5 memory
  • Support for DirectX 11
  • Support for NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround
  • Support for CUDA, PhysX and 3D Vision

Editors Didn't Like

  • Power consumption is a bit high on load
  • No DisplayPort
  • Not ideal for FullHD or higher resolutions
  • Consumes more power under load than HD5770 and comparable EVGA GTS 450 FTW
  • Increased GPU voltage
  • Small performance upgrade over GTS 250
  • Fan not as quiet as it could be
  • High price
  • Possible clearance issues near DIMM slots
  • DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time