Excerpt: If silence is golden, then silence plus overclocking is platinum. Hardware enthusiasts have loved squeezing every last drop of performance out of their hardware for quite some time. Noise levels are not a concern for many of these enthusiasts, but over the last several years, more and more of them have become not only performance enthusiasts but also silence enthusiasts. So, finding a silent, overclocked product is like winning a mini lottery.
Pros: Excellent mid-range performance, SLI support, Solid factory overclock, Silent, passive cooling, DirectX 10 support, Good game included
Cons: Cooler adds extra height to card, One of the most expensive 8600 GTs on the market
Conclusion: Having a celebrity endorse a product may not be a surefire way of success but it has been shown to raise the profile of the company tremendously, hence the enormous amount of endorsement deals nowadays. Of course in the case of Jonathan 'Fatal1ty' Wendel, his field of professional gaming is only in its infancy so there is understandably some skepticism over whether it can become the next major sports and entertainment outlet for the masses.