Editors Liked

  • Attractive and effective cooling system, Worldclass monitoring and control software, Excellent overclocking headroom, Outstanding price/performance ratio, 1000 MHz Samsung GDDR5 overclocks better than 1250 MHz parts, Very low idle clocks = low power
  • Good overclocking potential, Overclocked out of the box, Low power consumption, Quiet in idle, HDMI output, GDDR5 memory, Includes MSI Afterburner, world class overclocking tool, Support for DirectX 11, Support for NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround, Support for C

Editors Didn't Like

  • Military Class Components = Mostly Marketing Speak, All heat from the card is pushed into the case interior, Mini HDMI connector offers no benefit over standard size
  • No miniHDMI adapter included, DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time, Memory chips not cooled