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    INTRODUCTION It’s no secret that the Radeon 7970 isn’t a new graphics card. In fact, it’s the eldest of AMD’s current product lineup, one that still has life left in it, but is also looking to the not-too-distant future with the next series of cards not far off. But showing your cards right off the bat likely isn’t the smartest business move, so after initially seeing reference designs, board partners were freed to produce custom 7970 cards, complete with improved PCB and power designs, pushing high overclocks, and topped off by fancy heatsinks. And we’ve seen a few of those, with the latest one to see our test bench being the subject of today’s discourse: the HIS 7970 IceQ X2 GHz Edition. No doubt you can infer from the name that this card comes with a factory overclock with speeds of at least a GHz, and the card does indeed sport the company’s redesigned IceQ X2 custom cooler. We’ve seen this cooler before in testing, and came away suitably impressed. Hopefully we’ll see more of the same today on this 7970 GHz Edition. Let’s find out.

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    Default Re: HIS 7970 IceQ X2 GHz Edition

    Great review thanks for posting

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    Default Re: HIS 7970 IceQ X2 GHz Edition

    Thanks for the great review Jake!

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    Very nice review. No let me have it. lol
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    Great Review great card Thanks

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    Nice review seems like a very nice card.
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeeBlack View Post
    Nice review seems like a very nice card.
    Its a really great card

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    Great review and GPU, HIS knocked it out of the park with this 7970X2
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    Nice Review Jake!

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    Default Re: HIS 7970 IceQ X2 GHz Edition

    Just read this. I'm a little late to the party, but the review and the card are both top notch.
    Now to find one for 400 bucks,.........

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    Default Re: HIS 7970 IceQ X2 GHz Edition

    Thanks Steve.
    I'm waiting for a reply from someone who may have something for me, but this looks good to me.
    I have two XFX R7770s with the same style coolers on them and there is no beating the look they have. They cool well too.
    Last edited by realneil; 26-02-2013 at 16:05.

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    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Thanks Steve.
    I'm waiting for a reply from someone who may have something for me, but this looks good to me.
    I have two XFX R7770s with the same style coolers on them and there is no beating the look they have. They cool well too.
    To be honest Neil, I wish I would have gotten the DD black edition instead of the ref. design black edition. I couldn't afford two when I got my card and now I can't find another one like mine anywhere. I may sell my ref. design and just get two of the DD BE's.
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    Default Re: HIS 7970 IceQ X2 GHz Edition

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Thanks Steve.
    I'm waiting for a reply from someone who may have something for me, but this looks good to me.
    I have two XFX R7770s with the same style coolers on them and there is no beating the look they have. They cool well too.
    You're welcome Neil.

    There is also this one too.
    XFX Double D FX797GTDFC Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Newegg.com

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