Hightech Information System (HIS) today announced the launch of HIS 7870 GHz Edition IceQ 2GB. The card bios-overclocked out of the box, offering superb image quality for the most demanding games and applications. The renowned IceQ solution provides a quieter atmosphere and makes the card up to 20 °C cooler than reference cards. The card also has better OC capability and longer life span with HIS high quality component.
The card comes with the innovative overclocking software by HIS – iTurbo. User can control the temperature, speed and power in their hands!
HIS Classified OC Card
Turbo cards are faster than regular cards! The card is bios-overclocked out of the box with 1100 MHz/ 4800 MHz core clock and memory clock respectively, offering the performance edge for gamers!
IceQ– Cooler, Quieter.
IceQ ensures effective cooling when there is another card in front blocking the fan inlet, such as in CrossFire setup.
By expelling the hot air, IceQ removes all the heat generated by the GPU out of the computer chassis, prevents the hot air from accumulating inside and enhancing the overall stability. The more crowded the chassis, the greater will be the impact.
The demonstration shows that the IceQ does outperform the 3rd party cooler in closed environment. Cool air is drawn from both sides of the fan and hot air is forced out of the computer case. This ensures effective cooling when there is another card in front blocking the fan inlet, such as in CrossFire setup."
Black Hole Impeller
Black hole impeller ensures large amount of cool air is ready. It draws cool air from both sides of the fan even there is another card blocking the fan inlet on the front side of fan.
With IceQ, the card is up to 25 °C cooler than the reference cooler.
The super large 80 x 21.5mm single blower fan draws massive amount of cool air to cool the GPU directly.
The fan is extremely durable with a life span of up to 50,000 hours!
4 wide heatpipes optimize cooling performance by removing heat from the core area.
The extra large 35 x 30mm copper heatsink provides a large heat dissipation area.
The card also features fan control and fan monitoring, you are able to read fan speed & Asic temperature from CCC or software.
IceQ is one of the quietest coolers. The card is below 28dB when watching movies, surfing Facebook, working. The card is quiet in 2D mode and remains quiet whether you are gaming, online socializing, entertaining or working.
The card is up to 6dB quieter than the reference cooler.
iTurbo is your software assistant to control your graphics card to be quiet, cool and experiece overclocking by simply pressing the iTurbo Button!
User Friendly Overclocking Software: Cooler, Quieter, OC!
iTurbo's Fan Control and Fan Monitoring allow easy adjustment of your card to its maximum cooling performance or to run your card quietly!
Powerful Overclocking Software
Either you wish to unleash its full potential or to make it more environmental friendly, iTurbo is ready for you!
High Quality Components
HIS uses only the finest materials and the most advanced techniques to build our cards, making them one of the most stable and durable product in the industry.
The card's is armed with Crossfire Connector, ready for 2-way CrossFire & multiplied performance!
OC material is ready for Overclocking to the limit! HIS cards utilize Dynamic Phase Control PWM IC to save power for better use. Along with digital power design, 2 ounces Copper Layer, HIS cards make the best out of power, allowing users to clock speeds to the full potential!
HIS cards are engineered with the highest standard of safety, preventing them any potential damages. Solid State Choke stabilizes the card and Full Solid State Capacitors enhances the card’s stability in critical gaming situations!
Stronger, Last Longer!
HIS special metal rib further strengthens the PCBs, making the cards extra stable and durable. You can count on HIS cards to game hard for 24/7/365 for years!
New Design, New Experiences
PCI-e 3.0 Support
Armed with the latest PCI-e 3.0 bus design maximizes performance by delivering double bandwidth per lane of PCI-e 2.x. Paired the card with the latest platforms and get the ultimate performance!
More Graphics, Less Power
Optimized Power & Performance
The new architecture of the card gets more usable processing power for your money, enabling better frame rates in the latest games at high resolutions. In addition, with AMD PowerPlay™ & AMD PowerTune technologies, you can optimize the balance between performance and power consumption of your system by adjusting the engine clock during runtime of the card. Manage the power and keep your wallet loaded!
See More, Win More!
The card is capable to turn your computer into a super gaming machine. Enjoy the latest 3D games with stunning graphics and effects that your enemies cannot match! Get an immersive experience with AMD Eyefinity “2.0”!
Expand your game across up to 4 displays while your opponents have one monitor. Along with all-new support for stereo 3D, universal bezel compensation and brand new display configurations, take the unfair advantage over your opponent and win more with the surround sight
Game Better & Faster
Game Better & Faster
With full Microsoft DirectX® 11.1 support, the card is ready for next generation DirectX games. Equipped with AMD HD3D technology, you can enjoy a stereo 3D experience in the latest 3D games. The card also offers up to 2x faster tessellation and faster DirectCompute over earlier cards. Gamers will be pleased to enjoy the life-like graphics!
Output protected high bit rate 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI with no additional cables required, heightening the sense of reality!
See Better, Enjoy Better!
The card supports 30” LCD monitor and any large size TV up to 80" feature with 16:9 ratio in amazing 4096 by 2160 resolution. Up-scaling your computer into a multimedia center with the biggest display!
Enjoy HD Beauty
With Full HD 1080p support, the card delivers high quality 1920X1080 graphics, enabling seamless full-screen video playback. See HD, hear HD and feel HD - Enjoy the beautiful graphics now with the card!
Enjoy Copy Protected Movies
The card is HDCP complaint, enabling users to play copy-protected content, such as commercial DVD movies.
Enjoy True to Life Graphics
Quad HD videos have resolution four times that of current HD videos, meaning images too clear that may deceive your eyes! With the card, you are set for getting the movie theater experience to your home. You may be able to watch a video shooting the Eiffel tower and zoom it in to see your friend’s face clearly from the top! Get your eyes impressed and enjoy mind-blowing graphics with extreme clarity, depth and texture!
View More, Work Better
Having one dedicated screen just for twitter or Facebook and a second for outlook is not a dream anymore. The card features 2 Mini-display Ports for enhanced workspace flexibility. You can easily connect to two displays, including the 27” Apple LED Cinema Displays with the two Mini DisplayPorts. The dual-link DVI port allows you connect to a 30” DVI display up to 2560x1600. Resolution can even reach 4096x2160 with HDMI® that are good for TV up to 80"!
The card is an ideal solution for all those who rely on having several applications visible simultaneously for extra productivity. Multi-tasking just got a lot simpler! Make your computer a multi-display workstation!
HIS Products Advantage
- HIS delivers Faster, Cooler, Quieter plus the best quality product!
- Professional customer service and technical support
What's in the box
- HIS Graphics Card
- CrossFireXTM Bridge
- DVI-VGA Adapter
- Install CD with Multilingual User Guide
- Quick Installation Guide
- HIS Power Up Label
|Model Name||HIS 7870 IceQ Turbo 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E DVI/HDMI/2xMini DP|
|Chipset||Radeon HD 7870 PCIe Series|
|ASIC||RadeonTM HD 7870 GPU|
|Manu. Process (Micron)||28nm|
|Memory Size (MB)||2048|
|Engine CLK (MHz)||1100MHz|
|Memory CLK (Gbps)||4.8Gbps|
|Memory Interface (bit)||256bit|
|Power Supply Requirement||500 Watt or greater power|
|Max. Resolution||4096x2160 per display (DisplayPort 1.2)
2560x1600 per display (Dual-link DVI)
2048x1536 per display (VGA)
|Bus Interface||PCI Express 3.0 x16|
|Mini Display Port||Yes|
HD 7870 System Requirement
- PCI Express® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot available on the motherboard
- 500W (or greater) power supply with two 75W 6-pin PCI Express® power connectors recommended
- Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://support.amd.com/us/certified/power-supplies/Pages/listing.aspx for a list of Certified products
- Minimum 1GB of system memory
- Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
- DVD playback requires DVD drive
- Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive
- The operation of AMD CrossFire™ technology in dual mode requires a second AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 Series graphics card and an AMD CrossFire™ Ready motherboard
April 3th, 2012 at 08:31 am By 小刘
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HIS has won over 1000 awards with ATI graphic solution from major media worldwide.
Pros: Good performances, low temperatures, power consumption
Comptoir-hardware - Rated 4 out of 5
"The HIS HD 7870 IceQ Turbo 2GB is without a doubt worth every penny for this fantastic high overclocking potential which is made possible by an icy cool temperature. This is why it deserves nothing less than our Gold Award." HardwareLOOK - Gold Award
"Система охлаждения порадовала своей эффективностью и бесшумностью. Повышенные частоты и приятный разгон идут очень хорошим бонусом. Все это ... делает видеокарту хорошим кандидатом на покупку в производительный компьютер." Ferra.ru
"The HIS Radeon HD 7870 IceQ Turbo in terms of performance already surpasses many other graphics card from AMD Radeon HD 7950-series - and is often in-sufficient for energy. Good value for money!" PC Welt "Price-Performane Award"
"The HIS 7870 IceQ 2GB graphics card had no problem with any of the bench mark tests we preformed and in every test smooth frame rates were achieved. Having 2GB of video memory really helped with games like the resource heavy ARMA 2 Operation Arrowhead and even though the frame rate did dip down to 37 at one point for 99% of the test the frame rate remained at an health 55 frames per second which is only 8 frames less than NVidia’s high-end GTX 580." The Last Resort "Bronze Award"
"The Radeon 7870 is one of our favourite cards currently on the market due to the performance they offer for the price, and the IceQ model that we looked at today from HIS proves our point by showing us how extreme it really can be in all aspects and areas. Congratulations HIS, you have a real winner on your hands here." eTeknix "Editor's Choice"
"Run cooler than the reference design. Fantastic performance. Good ‘out of the box’ clock speeds. Quiet." KitGuru "Must Have Award"
"The HIS Radeon HD 7870 IceQ Turbo outperforms other 7950 cards in terms of performance. It is also energy saving. The card also keeps temperatures in a good frame and the fan is not noisy." PC Welt
"When all is said and done though, the HIS HD7870 is the fastest card of the Pitcairn family we have tested to date and so clearly deserves our Elite award. I struggled long and hard over what 'medal' to give the GPU. I could easily dismiss the HIS as a Gold winner and to be truthful, I almost did as it really is that good. Were the card not priced so close to the HD7950, Gold is the award that the card would receive and deservedly so as it performs extremely well in all areas bar one - the price. It therefore, like the other HD7870's, has to settle for Silver, albeit a very shiny, highly polished silver!" Vortez "Silver Award"
"The real differentiating factor is the IceQ cooler; it’s simply leaps and bounds ahead of any other 7870 we’ve seen so far." AnandTech
"The really good news for potential buyers is that this extra performance really comes at no added cost, as the HIS Radeon HD 7870 IceQ Turbo is currently retailing for $359 along with virtually every other HD 7870 graphics card." Legion Hardware "Performance Award"
"We'd recommend the HIS R7870 ICEQ TURBO for those who demand a little more performance without the need to do the tweaking themselves. The factory overclock really is decent enough we feel. The ICEQ cooler, as stated .. you either hate or love the design. But it is working well and offers you a really silent product" Guru3D "Recommended Product"
"Functionality is very good, I can't help but keep singing praise for the HIS IceQ HSF, it really is so good. To bring a load temperature down by 11C is no easy feat, and to do it while remaining virtually silent is something that all AIB partners need to aspire to. There was some overclocking headroom but the fact that it was already factory overclocked on the core to 1100MHz meant that there wasn't much more to have cooling this beast on air." Benchmark Reviews "Silver Tachometer Award"
"It's great to see the IceQ cooler come to the new HD 7000 series and th emid $300 US HD 7870 gets to take real advantage of it. The HIS HD 7870 Turbo is just great! Overall TweakTown Rating 95%." TweakTown "Editor's Choice Award"
"The HIS 7870 IceQ X Turbo is a big card in several regards, not only in physical size but overall performance and gaming value. At a price of about $380 to $400 depending on the specific model, It's an outstanding product, beating a GTX 580 while running improbably cool and costing less. If you want excellent horsepower without shelling out a small fortune, this card is a top pick." PureOverclock "Editors Choice"
"The HIS HD 7870 IceQ Turbo 2GB GDDR5 Video Card is the best bang-for-the-buck video card on the market, hands down. It offers amazing performance and dollar for dollar is impossible to beat. And remember you can always add another one in a Crossfire setup for added performance. It has BUY ME written all over it!" 3D GameMan "Kickass Gameman's Choice"