I know some folks that will spend an extra $50 or $100 to save <50g on a stem....I guess if I had lots of "extra" money I might do that, but generally I spend my bike money on performance and value. The Easton EA50 is a no brainer and I have them (different lengths) on my 3 bikes. I also use the integrated Garmin mount and it gives me more room on the handlebars!
Nice stem, usable in both up and down degree positions. Easy to install. I think the Top-Lock feature is bogus, but I used it, tightening top bolts fully. It worked. I now have these stems on two bikes. Another plus is you can get the stem in a short length if you need it.