Editors Liked

  • Overclocks nicely
  • Keeps cool even under extreme load
  • Mem/VRM cooling bracket stiffens card
  • Memory overclock is awesome
  • Afterburner software is excellent for tuning
  • Fan anti dust system is pretty cool
  • Overclocked out of the box
  • Large performance increase over last generation

Editors Didn't Like

  • Fan is noisier than competition
  • Memory not overclocked
  • Dynamic OC can't be turned off
  • Manual overclocking more complicated than before
  • No technology similar to AMD's ZeroCore power
  • Only half of the memory chips covered by cooling plate
  • Doesn't turn dross into gold