Editors Liked

  • Better cooling system
  • Nicely quiet
  • Great singleGPU performance
  • Factory overclocked
  • Overclockerfriendly VRM and software
  • Voltage measurement points
  • Support for changing three voltages
  • DIP switches for dualBIOS and voltage adjustments
  • Power consumption lower than reference design
  • Native fullsize HDMI output
  • GDDR5

Editors Didn't Like

  • It is still a GTX480, so draws a lot of power
  • Small overclock out of the box
  • Overclocking potential lower than expected
  • High power consumption
  • Large card, DirectX 11 relevance very limited at this time