It is an interesting world with video cards today with the recent announcement that NVIDIA has an injunction won against them from Rambus meaning that it is possible NVIDIA video cards will have issues going forward being sold in the U.S... Having said that, there is no real competition to the HD 5770 card from AMD as the $150 price point is well below that of the HD 5830 and above that of the HD 5670 cards. Performance was good, but this is a reference card in design and clock speeds making it a good choice if you want to spend $150 on a video card today. Video cards are constantly changing in the market and it has been almost a year since AMD has released the HD 5870. Overall the XFX 5770 has solid merit being a single slot card and running cooler than its brethren as well as being at a decent price point.
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