Editors Liked

  • Best performance in its class
  • Can compete successfully against Radeon HD 5970
  • Wide range of supported FSAA modes
  • Fully fledged hardware HD video decoding
  • High quality HD
  • DirectX 11 capabilities

Editors Didn't Like

  • No serious drawbacks discovered
  • Expensive
  • Won't fit in smaller cases
  • Requires two expansion slots
  • Hefty power supply
  • New features make it difficult to discern actual power usage or temperature characteristics in certain apps
  • Power draw limiter could complicate advanced overclocking