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Pros: Cheap, low power consumption
Cons: Lifespan/buggy bios
Other Thoughts: Unit started acting flaky around the 14 months mark, just outside of warranty. Attempted to update the BIOS to resolve issues; now I literally have a brick. BIOS flash was successful, but now there is no video output on either interface and the OS never boots.
Wish I had saved my money...or this thing had a better warranty.
This review is from: Sapphire Radeon R9 FURY X 4GB HBM PCI-E HDMI / TRIPLE DP
Pros: It is a Fury X! In all seriousness, it is quite a decent card for the money, especially considering the cooling that comes stock. Mainly, the lack of any NVIDIA shenanigans is nice compared to my 980Ti.
Cons: Two of the screws didn't seem to want to fit in the radiator mounting holes. I replaced them with thumbscrews since I had the extra clearance space.
The pump does whine. It is not nearly as bad as everyone is whining about. If you're a light sleeping teenager that keeps this next to his bed, you might have a problem. If you play with headphones or speakers on, you will never notice it.
Pros: Performs well, extremely quiet, high quality all around
Cons: No backplate included; I expect better from EVGA.
Not really a con, but this thing is gigantic. No, really gigantic. This is probably the largest card I have seen, ever, hands down. If it were to go into orbit, it might even be considered a dwarf planet.
In order to fit this card in a CM Cosmos SE, I had two remove two of the hard drive bays. Even then, it was still difficult to get the card to fit into the case in a way that the connector properly aligned to the PCIe slot. Make sure you case is big enough! It might fit in a midtower, but you should probably only consider this card if you have a full/supertower case.