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Pros: It works and fits perfectly in a 2008 Mac Pro.
Other Thoughts: While it's not a con, I wish it were made of aluminum or another metal to match the archaic HDDs I still have as well as the aluminum chassis.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Amazing specs compared to the 5770.
Just as quiet as the 5770 when idle.
In a 2008 Mac Pro, Unigine and OpenGL benchmarks put OS X graphics performance at over 2x as fast as my outgoing 5770.
Under Windows 8, Resident Evil 5+6, Unigine,and 3DMark benchmarks put DX9 performance at 2x-3x better, DX10 is 1.5x-2x better, and DX11 is 2.6x better.
Real world testing with programs that use OpenGL, OpenCL, DirectX, DirectCompute all show noticeable improvements.
Games such as SimCity, WoW, and Diablo 3 show the most dramatic improvements while programs like Aperture, FCP X, Motion, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop CS6 show more modest, if barely noticeable (a few seconds or FPS), gains.
It does get a bit louder than idle, but not much louder than my outgoing 5770.
It's limited to PCIe 2.0 until Apple can release a Mac Pro with updated PCIe slots.
Other Thoughts: This card has brought new life to my aged Mac Pro. $479 is a bit steep for a card that's no better than a reference model, but well worth it in extending the usefulness out of my Mac.
Sure improvements vary from program to program, but overall still a worthwhile improvement for me.