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The HIS 7870 IceQ, the latest 7870 to come from HIS, it features a custom PCB and cooler. At first look, the card looks huge! At 29.7 cm long it’s longer than even it’s much more powerful brother, the 7970.  The combination of a fairly low power 28nm GPU and a massive cooler should make for a very fun graphics card overclocking wise and hopefully, quiet too.



Core Clock: 1000 MHz

Memory Clock: 4800 MHz

Memory Size: 2048 MB

Memory Type: GDDR5

Memory Interface: 256 bit

Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x16

Card Dimension: 14 x 4.4 x 29.7 cm (HxWxD)

Box Dimension: 34.85 x 18.45 x 9.45 cm (HxWxD)


Box and Bundle

When compared to the last product I received from HIS, the 6950 IceQ, this is far more interesting. The box looks excellent and describes many of the features that the card has.

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Similar to the front, the back also shows many of the features of the card.

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The bundle includes:

CD driver

Installation guide

Crossfire Bridge

DVI to VGA adaptor

It’s quite a small package; I’ve certainly seen more feature packed bundles anyway.

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