Editors Liked

  • Easy to Overclock and Lots of Headroom, Stone Cold Operating Temperatures, Good Price After Rebates, MSI Afterburner offers Voltage Control, Low Power Consumption, Only 1 6Pin Connector
  • Inexpensive, Good scalability
  • Overclocked out of the box, Low power consumption, Extremely quiet, Native HDMI output, GDDR5 memory, Support for DirectX 11, Support for NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround, Support for CUDA, PhysX and 3D Vision

Editors Didn't Like

  • Price would be nice a little lower
  • Lacking bundle
  • Lower overclocking potential than other GTS 450 cards, Small performance upgrade over GTS 250, High price, Smaller overclock than other GTS 450 cards tested today, DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time