Editors Liked

  • Strong performance in many games
  • Competes well against similarly priced AMD cards
  • Attractive power usage characteristics
  • Will fit in almost any case
  • Overclocked out of the box
  • Large performance increase over the last generation
  • Compact form factor
  • Memory overclocked
  • Up to four active displays makes Surround gaming possible with one card
  • Native fullsize HDMI & DisplayPort output
  • Support for PCIEx

Editors Didn't Like

  • Not consistently faster than competing AMD model
  • Heavy power requirements
  • Blocks an expansion slot
  • Relatively noisy during gaming
  • Dynamic OC can't be turned off
  • Manual overclocking is more complicated than before
  • No technology similar to AMD's ZeroCore power