Summary: This video card will handle anything but the most extreme overclocking environments that only a very few think is necessary. Otherwise you can't beat this for HD video or for gaming. But there are a couple of things that you need to know about this card.
Summary: Great card. Be aware that if your going to crossfire these that they will work with other HD 5850 chipsets. BUT I'd highly recommend getting the same series (dont mishmash the brands, get the same ones). I had an issue I could not pin down when running this with a reference 5850.
Summary: I have used this card for 5 months now and it is fast, powerful and runs cool...usually in the mid 30s. At the time it was a good value too but now used ones are selling for more than I paid new for mine.
fits smaller dimensioned computer cases, great for overclocking!
Truman H. "gadget man and husband", Amazon
15 February 2012
Summary: This review may be irrelevant given that it's not sold anymore and there, but the one reason I purchased this card in the first place was its dimensions. I own a dell studio xps 435mt. The case is much smaller and so I could only fit a card so long. This card, at 11.5" was the longest I could go.
Summary: Purchased this to replace an HD5770 I had purchased less than a year before. I began my search due to getting a newer and much larger monitor. The specs on it weighed against the $139 price tag was just to good to pass up.
Summary: I purchased this card for my upgraded i7-2600K system. Windows 7 recognized and automatically installed its driver and it scores 7.7 on Windows Experience Index. I use this PC mainly for audio ripping and Photoshop and there is a significant performance increase vs. my old graphics card.