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This review is from: NETGEAR Powerline 500 Mbps Kit with WiFi - N Access Point (XWNB5201)
Pros: Easy to setup
Cons: The wireless adapter drops off every minute or so. There is no indication by the genie software that I'm having issues and the line quality is green. Even when it is connected, it is 5 times slower than my Asus router. Guess I need to rethink how I'm going to stretch 300 ft of Ethernet cable through 3 floors.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Fast and somewhat cool. Easy to overclock. Fans aren't any louder than a 7950.
Cons: I should have gotten the 2GB version since I don't use multiple monitors. The other thing that knocked an egg off is I never could get Metro registered because the site says the code has already been used. If you are buying this card because of the game, treat this like a rebate.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Fast and quiet, easy to overclock, stays cool. It's enclosed so I can pick it up without worrying about shorting anything out. Quality workmanship. Don't need to watercool.
Cons: It is heavy and long, but I have a HAF X so I still have plenty of room.
Other Thoughts: I wasn't able to overclock as high as the reviewer in HardOCP, but I figure that is due to Asus sending him a "golden sample". I did get a core offset of 145 and so far a memory offset of 168. I thought it would have problems with comparison with my Gigabyte WF3 7950 but this card nukes the 7950. I would say it is running at almost 20% better on all benchmarks. The bonus is the driver is much better the the AMD Catalyst since I've been playing all my games and notice no crashes or driver resets so far. If not for the Catalyst drivers and the Rev2 version of the 7950, the AMD cards would be better. That's why I was hesitant in buying a 7970.READ FULL REVIEW