An excellent choice regarding its market position, it definitely deserves a Best Buy award according to InsideHW's reviewer.
"Last month, NVIDIA nicely summed up this year’s first quarter with GTX
550, which seemed like a great competitor against Radeon HD 5770.
Everything would have been perfect for the Americans if AMD hadn’t
already planned the counterattack for the very beginning of the second
quarter, or to be precise, 5th April. The new Radeon is named HD 6790
and is somewhat of a modification, or a weakened version of, Radeons HD
6850/6870, based on the Barts GPU. As such, this model is based on the
VLIW5 architecture, which is somewhat old and doesn’t belong to the
truly high-class Radeons; all chips from the Cayman family are based on
VLIW4 (Very Long Instruction Word). Besides, the Barts chip located in
HD 6970 has been weakened in order to replace the already obsolete HD