Editors Liked

  • Matches GTX 980 performance
  • Overclocked out of the box
  • Memory has also been overclocked
  • Fans turn off in idle
  • Fan settings are well optimized, but the card is still too noisy in gaming
  • Backplate included

Editors Didn't Like

  • Enormous power draw
  • 8 GB VRAM provides no benefit
  • Very high power consumption in multimonitor and Bluray playback
  • Memory overclocking limited by BIOS
  • Tripleslot cooler takes up extra space
  • Lack of HDMI 2.0
  • DVI ports have no analog VGA signal