Editors Liked

  • Energy efficient
  • Good performance at mainstream resolutions in current games
  • Only needs one six-pin power connector
  • Support for 4K video and other forward-looking features
  • Decent performance
  • Small enough to fit almost any case

Editors Didn't Like

  • Double wide card not suitable for everyone
  • Doesn't outpace similarly priced Radeon HD 6850 on all tests
  • 4K video content and screens likely won’t be common for a year or more
  • Price too high to be competitive
  • Less expensive cards perform similarly
  • Blocks a second expansion slot
  • Requires one power supply connector