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|Review: HIS Radeon HD 5770 IceQ5 1Gb GDDR5|
|Posted by Will Smith|
|Wednesday, 11 August 2010 00:16|
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As mentioned earlier, the card uses up two slot space due to teh large IceQ5 cooler, but we encounter any problems with installation. One plus point is that the card only uses 1 x 6-pin PCIe power connector. I'm a great believer in less is more ... less cables means better airflow inside the case.
The IceQ5 consists of a heatsink that had copper heatpipes and large aluminum fins for effective heat dissipate. This is all cooled by a single fan, which is pretty quiet but slightly audible.
To test the HIS Radeon HD 5770 IceQ5 (1Gb GDDR5), we used a test rig based on the above components. As you can see, it's a pretty decent system, enough for what we need. Here are some of the benchmark software which we'll be using: