Editors Liked

  • Performance
  • Dual BIOS
  • Newer sleek design on the cooler
  • Fans turn off at low load
  • Runs cool and relatively quiet
  • Built like a tank
  • 8GB RAM offers some futureproofing

Editors Didn't Like

  • No backplate
  • Stock frequencies are conservative
  • Competitors offer three year cover
  • That cheap R9 290X lives on for now