|HIS Radeon HD 7750 iCooler Video Card|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Video Cards|
|Written by Steven Iglesias-Hearst|
|Wednesday, 15 February 2012|
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Closer Look: HIS Radeon HD 7750 iCooler
In this section we will have a good tour of the HIS HD 7750 iCooler 1GB video card and discuss its main features.
The HIS HD 7750 iCooler is packed in a relatively small package, about the size and shape of a shoe box only a little thinner. Accessories wise there is only a DVI to VGA adapter included, there are no crossfire bridges or power adapter cables as this card doesn't have all the features of a higher end video card.
The HIS HD 7750 iCooler video card is fairly small, measuring 11cm tall x 17cm long and is also a single slot design. The iCooler HSF assembly features a 75mm fan that effectively cools the 28nm Cape Verde HD 7750 GPU while remaining virtually silent, even at 100%. The small compact design is probably best suited to an HTPC environment where space really matters, and the cooling ability coupled with the low power draw of the HD 7750 GPU re-enforces this line of thought.
The HIS Radeon HD 7750 iCooler video card is essentially a single slot card, but because the cooler assembly sits quite high off the PCB it is approaching dual slot territory.
Looking at the end view here we spy a couple of uncovered memory modules, the cooler assembly overhangs these meaning that at least some airflow will go this way.
The HIS HD 7750 iCooler video card does not require any external power cables, this means that you won't need a PSU upgrade to run it. HIS recommends using a 400W or greater PSU for a single card but even 400w is overkill in this situation. You may also notice that there is no crossfire connector present in this design, even though the specifications state that crossfire is supported.
For output we have one display port connector, a full size HDMI port and one dual-link DVI-I connector. Bundled with the card you get a DVI to D-SUB adapter, so as far as connectors go HIS have really covered all the bases here.