Editors Liked

  • Overclocked out of the box
  • Good additional overclocking potential
  • Dual BIOS switch
  • Reasonable price increase
  • Voltage tuning via MSI Afterburner
  • Low temperatures
  • Low power consumption
  • DIP switches for enthusiast overclockers
  • Native fullsize HDMI

Editors Didn't Like

  • Noisy fan under load
  • Power draw limiter could complicate advanced overclocking
  • DirectX 11 relevance limited at this time
  • Get loud when voltage is increased significantly