Excerpt: I Purchased this GPU From B&H, To Replace my Geforce GTX 580 Thought it Will Outperform My Old Card in Performance and i Have a lot of Very Heavy Files...but i Surpprised That They are in the Same Performance in Main 3d Applications i am Working with...(Like 3ds max 2012,Rhino 5,Autocad 2012,Photoshop CS6). And Somtimes Geforce Act more Powerfull than Quadro K5000...it is Useless for 3d Profesionals. I Did a lot of Benchmarking..
Summary: Our other 2 cards are still working, for now, but we won't be buying PNY anymore, we're going to go with EVGA, or direct from NVIDIA.
Pros: Great card for 3D apps, when it works. But that's thanks to NVIDIA, not PNY.
Cons: This is our 3rd Quadro 5000 from PNY. The card itself is nice (when it works), but PNY is where I really take issue. When one of these cards failed after 6 months of use, we returned it through the typical PNY RMA process. Instead of getting back a new card, PNY sent us back a different (not the same card fixed, but a different) refurbished card. As in SOMEONE ELSES broken PNY card. The refurbished card also broke down within a month, from overheating (in a super-cool...