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Pros: Fast card, easy to physically install. This class of card (R9 390) is probably the best value you can find right now for 1440p gaming.
Cons: Runs way too hot. In an Antec Nine Hundred Two case, this card idles at 63c with the GPU fans at 40%. This is unacceptably warm. Taking the side of the case off and even pointing a room fan at it didn't help.
Sparse extras. The packaging contains only the card, a small manual/warranty guide, and a DVD. That's it; no cables, no adapters, no stickers, no brackets. Nothing.
Other Thoughts: The current Catalyst drivers (14.12, 15.6) will recognize this card as an R9 290 and blackscreen upon Windows startup. Be sure to remove all previous drivers, and grab Catalyst 15.15 from AMD's site before installing the card, or you'll have a bad time.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Great value on this processor.
Other Thoughts: Get an aftermarket HS/Fan.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Lots of connections. Can hook up anything. Heavy (which is an easy way to identify a good PSU).
Cons: Lots of connections. More than you'll likely ever need.
Other Thoughts: It may have been overkill for me. I'm running an i7-930, 2 3.5" HDDs, and a Radeon HD5770. My UPS never shows more than a ~250W draw under load.READ FULL REVIEW