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Written by Steven Iglesias-Hearst   
Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Table of Contents: Page Index
HIS HD7950 IceQ Turbo 3GB Video Card
Closer Look: HIS Radeon HD7950
HIS IceQ Turbo Detailed Features
Features and Specifications
VGA Testing Methodology
DX10: 3DMark Vantage
DX10: Street Fighter IV
DX11: Aliens vs Predator
DX11: Battlefield Bad Company 2
DX11: BattleField 3
DX11: Lost Planet 2
DX11: Tom Clancy's HAWX 2
DX11: Metro 2033
DX11: Unigine Heaven 2.1
HIS HD7950 IceQ Turbo Temperatures
VGA Power Consumption
HIS HD7950 IceQ Turbo Overclocking
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

HIS Radeon HD7950 IceQ Turbo Features

IceQ - Cooler, Quieter.

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.

Cooler
  • With IceQ, the card is up to 10 °C cooler than the reference cooler
  • The super large 57mm 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
  • 2x 6mm plus 2x 8mm wide heatpipes optimize cooling performance by removing heat from the core area
  • The extra large 115 x 94mm copper heatbase provides a 140 x 125mm 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
Quieter

IceQ is one of the quietest coolers, making the card 10dB quieter than the reference cooler. The card is below 28dB when watching movies, surfing Facebook, working. The card remains quiet whether you are gaming, online socializing, entertaining or working. The card is up to 6dB quieter than the reference cooler.

iTurbo

iTurbo is your software assistant to control your graphics card to be quiet, cool and experience 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

Whether you wish to unleash its full potential or to make it more environmental friendly, iTurbo is ready for you!

Source: hisdigital.com.

HIS H795QT3G2M Specifications

Product Code H795QT3G2M
Model Name HIS 7950 IceQ Turbo 3GB GDDR5 PCI-E DVI/HDMI/2xMini DP
Cooler IceQ
Chipset Radeon HD 7950 PCIe Series "Tahiti" 28nm
Core Clock 900MHz
Memory Clock 5000MHz
Memory Size 3072MB GDDR5
Memory Bus 384 bit
Bandwidth 249.6GB/s
Interface PCI Express x16 (PCI Express 3.0)
Output 2 x Mini DisplayPort / HDMI / Dual-link DVI
Box Dimensions 189 x 250 x 78 mm (HxWxD)
Max Resolution 4096x2160 per display (DisplayPort 1.2)
2560x1600 per display (Dual-link DVI)
2048x1536 per display (VGA)
Power Supply Requirement 500 Watt or greater power
DirectX 11
OpenGL 4.2
Eyefinity Y
AMD HD3D Y
HDCP Support Y

Source: HIS Reviewers Guide.



 

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# Now you've tested it!!!JustComputers 2012-04-30 01:53
Can you send it to me so I can try it out ;) please!!!!
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# article lead timeWalter Machnicz 2012-04-30 06:21
Seems like a good card, eppecially at the newegg price, except for GTX680 appearnce.
Looks like you will need an update.
Enjoyed the review, especially the detail involved.
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