HIS 7970 IceQ X² Turbo 3GB GDDR5 PCI-E DVI/HDMI/2xMini DP (iPower)
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Product Code H797QMT3G2M
EAN Code 4895139007176
Cooler IceQ X²
GPU 7970
Core Clock 1050 MHz
Memory Clock 5600 MHz
Memory Size 3072 MB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Interface 384 bit
Interface PCI Express 3.0 x16
Card Dimension 15 x 4.2 x 31.1 cm
Box Dimension 39 x 22 x 11.3 cm
  • Windows 7 Compatibility
  • AMD Radeon Graphics
  • AMD Vision Technology
  • AMD HD3D Technology
  • AMD Eyefinity Technology
  • DirectX 11
  • IceQ X²
  • PCI Express 3.0
  • OpenGL 4.2
  • 1080p
  • HDMI
  • HDTV
  • Dual Monitor
  • Shader Model 5
  • Gaming
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Native HDMI
  • DVI
  • Retail Pack

Hightech Information System (HIS) today announced the launch of HIS 7970 IceQ X² 3GB. This  world’s fastest card with single GPU is cooler and quieter with the innovative and performance-leading IceQ X²  solution. The card also has better OC capability and longer life span with HIS high quality component.


HIS Classified OC Card
Turbo cards are faster than regular cards! The card is bios-overclocked out of the box with 1050 MHz/ 5600 MHz core clock and memory clock respectively, offering the performance edge for gamers!

IceQ X²  – Cooler, Quieter

With IceQ X², the card is up to 17 °C cooler than the reference cooler.

The super large 2x 8.9cm dual axial fans 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.

3x 6mm and 2x 8mm wide heatpipes optimize cooling performance by removing heat from the core area.

The extra large 40x47.5mm copper heatsink provides a large area to dissipate heat efficiently.

The card also carries memory and mosfet heat sinks to provide extra heat dissipation from these areas.

The card also features fan control and monitoring, you are able to read fan speed & Asic temperature from CCC or software.

IceQ X² 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 15dB quieter than the reference cooler.

User Friendly Overclocking Software: Cooler, Quiter, 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.

CrossFireX & Dual Bios!
The card's dual bios allow maximizing performances! Armed with 2x Crossfire Connectors, the card is ready for multiplied performance.

OC Equipment
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!

Safety Design
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!

Sounds Better
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 7970 IceQ X² Turbo 3GB GDDR5 PCI-E DVI/HDMI/2xMini DP
Chipset Radeon HD 7970 PCIe Series
ASIC RadeonTM HD 7970 GPU
Manu. Process (Micron) 28nm
Memory Size (MB) 3072
Memory Type GDDR5
Engine CLK (MHz) 1050MHz
Memory CLK (Gbps) 5.6Gbps
Memory Interface (bit) 384
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 x16
Mini Display Port Yes
DVI Dual-link DVI-I


HD 7970 System Requirement

  • PCI Express ® based PC is required with one X16 lane graphics slot with 2 slots space available on the motherboard
  • 500W (or greater) power supply with one 150W 8-pin PCI Express power connector and one 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connector recommended
  • Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://ati.amd.com/certifiedPSU for a list of Certified products
  • Minimum 1GB of system memory
  • Installation software requires CD-ROM drive, a keyboard, a mouse, and a display
  • DVD playback requires DVD drive
  • Blu-ray™ playback requires Blu-ray drive


August 23th, 2012 at 02:24 am By caymanlee

本年度最佳显卡,没有之一!超频性能良好,核心上到1200没有问题,显存的可超程度更高,完全可以稳定在1800,不过此时功耗会快速上升。最体现HIS诚意的就是显卡的散热系统,这是我用过的高端显卡中温噪平衡效能最好,最性感的。HIS,keep up the good work!

August 22th, 2012 at 10:09 pm By Stash

Really nice and quiet card.

I'm used to try bitcoins with my old ATI HD 4870 with about 70Mhash/sec. Now with this and little overclocker to GPU 1050MHz @ 1150Mhz and to move to Memory 1400Mhz @ 1535Mhz so basicly the memore moved from 5600MHz @ 6140MHz.

With this new HIS 7970 IceQ X² Turbo 3GB GDDR5 is a good miner. Around 660Mhash/sec.

So with that in mind this seems to be a very performancing card without a doubt.

Will try FullHD-gaming later but now some coffee and a few job tasks.

Hope this helps someone.

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HIS has won over 1700 awards with AMD graphic solutions from major media worldwide.

• Superb performance out of the box.
• Excellent cooling solution.
• Good overclocking/Voltage unlocked.

OverClocker.com - Stulid Performance Award

"этот продукт от HIS выглядит просто замечательно" iXBT.com Оригинальный дизайн

"  +Very good overclocking potential
   +Good performance
   +Quality power system
   +Quality component base
   +High performance cooling system" EasyCOM - Original Design

"... данный вариант исполнения мне очень нравится. Видеокарта смотрится очень стильно и современно." Ferra.ru - Удачная покупка


「板載持色卻較不少同型號產品豐富,單以預設時脈而言,已是目前本港有售型號之最。散熱器體積較一般型號龐大,效能及靜音兼備。在約21oC開放式平台上利用"Furmark"軟件進行全負載測試,檢測出核心最高溫度僅為64oC,以一款預設大幅超頻顯示卡而言,表現實是非常優異。」 e-Zone


"A Radeon HD7970 quite well modified : the performance level is really increased and the replacement of the AMD reference cooler for custom one is judicious." LesNumeriques - Rated 5 Stars

"通过此次评测我们可以总结出,HIS在显卡 散热器上的造诣是"精打细算"的台商品牌很难追赶得上的,这就好似在说德系车与日系车一样,如果是相同的研发成本,德系品牌会把 多余的预算花在某处多加一块钢板,而日系则会考虑内装上是不是多加一块真皮材质而非织面物.当然,我无意否认台系在PCB上的研 发水准,例如MSI的Lightning在极限超频下相信一定是目前世界数一数二的产品,但是大部分的用户买回家并不是改用液氮 来超极限,相差不大的性能但拥有本质提高的散热与噪音水准才是用户更为需求的亲民货." Chiphell "Recommended"

"The final result was excellent. Thanks to new generation system IceQ cooler line X, called "IceQ X ²".  The system is among the best solutions on the market, as we saw in the tests, beating competitors in most cases when it comes to temperature, in addition to its noise is among the lowest.  As might be expected, the HIS has improved the quality of some components in order to better performance when the board is required more, read overclocked, and worked." Adrenline "Diamond Product"