Summary: This card has served me well over the 5 years I've owned it. I've definitely put it through it's paces and it went alright. I am only just now upgrading to a GTX 960 so I can run Fallout 4.
Pros: Plug this baby into a fast, optimized system, and it will impress you. Provided you have that, this card can run most games at Medium settings, even High if it's optimized well. It runs Warframe at Med-High settings like a champ, and can even run Battlefield 3 with no problem.
Cons: Do not expect Ultra performance, this ain't that. It's a $70 card, and is kinda just meant for CAD stuff. Also, this card is a bit old by now, you may not meet the minimum for some newer applications/games.
Summary: If you aren't trying to do heavy-duty gaming and video editing, this video card is just fine. It's very quick, responsive and reliable and works very well with native Xorg drivers on Linux and FreeBSD. As mentioned by other reviewers, the fan shroud is kind of silly, but that's okay..
Pros: I use Linux and FreeBSD almost exclusively, so I needed a good-performing and compatible video card to replace my older AMD and Nvidia cards. This card is a very nice step up from the AMD HD 5450 I was using. The 5450 couldn't get out of its own way when running on FreeBSD and was just barely ade...
Summary: It's usually a quiet card and runs cool but over the three years I've owned this card it's gotten a little hot a noisy last month so I clean it out with a can of air and poof brand new great choice of a card
Pros: Great card for the price if you want to get into pcs or not at all into heavy and pricey graphics this is a great card plays skyrim on high looks amazing btw love skyrim I've played dishonored on high but seen no real problem while playing except every once in a while it will lag but seen no diff...