How long is a piece of string. It is new technology so it overdoes things to the extreme. Most games cant make use of it fully. Other problems include the fact that SLI setups wont work 100%. As ever the answer is yes it is the newest card. But most desired who knows considering it has been out about a week and that it also is a lot more expensive than anything else. We cant say x is better than y as we dont know what you play.