Editors Liked

  • Includes simple-to-use overclocking and fan-control software
  • Requires much less power than comparable AMD cards
  • Can run significantly faster than a stock-clocked GTX 980
  • Excellent pricing, only small price increase
  • Passive operation in idle/low load
  • Very quiet in gaming
  • Massive additional OC potential
  • 3x DP output GSync Surround

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lacks a protective metal back plate
  • Requires two eight-pin power connectors
  • Still needs to be in a multiple-card setup to play 4K games at maximum settings
  • Memory not overclocked
  • Marginally increased power consumption
  • No backplate
  • Card is 14.5 cm tall, which might not fit all cases