Reviews and Problems with Zotac AMP! GeForce GTX 480 1536MB 384-bit (756MHz/3800MHz) [ZT-40102-10P]
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ZOTAC GeForce GTX 480 AMP! - Fermi done properly
4 June 2010
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Summary: It looks like ZOTAC did the right thing partnering up with Zalman. At about 5% faster, the GeForce GTX 480 Amp! Edition offers a solid performance improvement over NVIDIA's reference design.
Pros: Considerably lower temperatures than reference design, Overclocked out of the box, Significantly lower power consumption thanks to lower temperatures, Reasonably priced, Good overclocking potential, Native HDMI output, GDDR5 memory, Lower power draw than reference design, Support for DirectX 11, ...
Cons: Very noisy fan in idle, Requires three slots in the system, DirectX 11 won't be relevant for quite a while