Editors Liked

  • High performance in contemporary games, Can compete with GeForce GTX 480, Higher GPU clock frequency, Wide range of supported FSAA modes, Best Edgedetect CFAA in the industry, Best anisotropic filtering in the industry, Supports up to three monitors, Full
  • Engineered for extreme overclocking, Solid overclocking potential, Native HDMI output, Dual 8pin power connectors, 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, Supports voltage control & monitoring via iTracker2, Support for DirectX 11

Editors Didn't Like

  • High power consumption, High noise level, Issues with the cooling system design, No PhysX and CUDA support, Low performance with tessellation, High price
  • Fairly small overclock out of the box, High price, Higher power draw than HD 5870 reference, Additional 1 GB of memory makes no difference, Quite noisy, No support for CUDA/PhysX, DirectX 11 won't be relevant for quite a while