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HIS H485QS1GP Radeon HD 4850 1GB 256-Bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support IceQ4 Video Card

  • 800 Stream Processors
  • 1GB 256-Bit GDDR3
  • PCI Express 2.0 x16
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HIS Hightech brings the power of graphics ‘supercomputing’ to enthusiasts with their IceQ4 cooler Radeon HD 4850 card. Built on HIS Hightech's IceQ cooling technology, this card will bring the benefits of IceQ cooling - quieter and more efficient cooling - to a wider range of users.

The HIS Hightech H485QS1GP card has 1GB of high-performance GDDR3 memory, clocked at 1986MHz and the GPU core is clocked at 625MHz. Supporting AMD CrossFireX technology, two high-speed connectors on each card allow two or more cards to be used together for enhanced performance when installed in a CrossFireX compatible motherboard.

The Radeon HD 4850 incorporates the latest ATI Avivo HD Technology for enhanced video display, and features a second generation built-in UVD 2 (Unified Video decoder 2) for the hardware accelerated decoding of Blu-ray and HD DVD content for VC-1, H.264 and MPEG-2 codecs, reducing CPU load. The card’s HDMI connector supports multi-channel audio formats (up to 7.1) and combines audio and video output on a single cable for direct connection to an HDMI-ready display. Support for DirectX10.1 ensures the optimal performance and application compatibility with all DirectX10.1 applications and enables stunning 3D graphics and shading effects in the latest DirectX10.1 games.

  • newegg IceQ4 Cooling Technology The IceQ4 cooling system provides maximum cooling power at a significantly-reduced noise level to keep your video card running cool even during intensive gaming sessions.
  • newegg TeraScale Graphics Engine The new TeraScale engine combines over one teraFLOPs of graphics horse power, 800 stream processors and GDDR3 memory, so you can enjoy the high resolutions and seamless frame rates previously only available with dual-card systems.
  • newegg Full Microsoft DirectX 10.1 Support The DirectX 10.1 GPU with full Shader Model 4.1 support delivers unparalleled levels of graphics realism and film-quality effects.
  • newegg Enhanced Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering Enhanced anti-aliasing (AA) and anisotropic filtering (AF) smooth jagged edges and create striking graphics with unparalleled realism so you can max out the settings of the most demanding next-generation games.
  • newegg ATI Avivo HD Integrated into ATI's next-generation ATI Radeon HD graphics processors, ATI Avivo HD is AMD's new reference for advanced HD image processing, delivering flawless smooth HD video playback with hardware-based Unified Video Decoding 2 (UVD 2) capability. ATI Avivo HD also introduces a new era in PC to CE connectivity with built-in HDMI and 5.1 surround audio, which enables a truly easy, one-cable connection to your big-screen TV or home theatre receiver.
  • newegg ATI CrossFireX ATi CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform, enabling two or more discrete graphics processors to work together for boosted system performance and a breakthrough gaming experience.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years

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  • Joshua A.
  • 11/3/2009 1:19:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat DX9/10 Video Card!

Pros: -HIS ICEQ cooling
-AMD/ATi HD 48xx Series (800 stream processors)
-Hasn't died on me yet!

Cons: -GDDR3 memory vs GDDR5 on 4870 and 4890
-Slower clockspeeds when compared to 4870 and 4890 (4850 @ 625/[993x2])
-Formerly a mid-range product, the 4850 is now supremely outdone by the 58xx DX11 cards!

Other Thoughts: This card never exceeds 63 C while under load; most video cards I have previously owned have either been fried or simply prone to overheating problems. The HIS is still going strong after 9 months in my non air-conditioned california room! This is a solid video card that can play most all DX9/10 games with ease at reasonable settings, provided it is paired with a decently clocked multicore processor. COH @ 1440 x 900 on highest settings avg ~75-100 fps. GTA IV runs @ 1440 x 900 on high settings avg ~48 fps. GRiD @ avg ~75 fps. Playable!
NOTE: Please do not blame video card for non video card related problems.

My Build:
*Phenom II X3 720 BE ( 4 core unlock, OC'd to 3.0GHz, @1.35v)
*AMD 780G Chipset
*4GB DDR3 1333 (9-9-9-24)
*Windows XP Pro x86 SP3 / Windows Vista Business x86 SP2 / Windows Web Server 2008 x86-64 SP2 / Windows 7 Pro x86-64 (multi-boot)
*550W Power Supply

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/13/2009 1:50:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery nice card

Pros: Performance is great, can play ALL games (even Crysis and games like it on moderate settings with decent frame rates). I must say this card would suit anyone since the naked eye cannot see anything past 35fps, this card runs cool IN THE RIGHT CASE. Switched to an Antec 900 and noticed a significant temp drop.

Cons: Very long, requires 6pin power connector (although not really a con).

Other Thoughts: Phenom 9850, 2x2gig Gskill ram, WD Caviar Black 1TB HD, 4850 1GB HIS, Gigabyte 770 mb, OCZ 700watt 4 12v rails, Fatal1y Xi Fi sound card.

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  • Russell S.
  • 9/9/2009 7:28:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice Card

Pros: 1GB of memory makes for a forward looking card at the upper mid-range level. The Catalyst Control Center software provided by ATI offers an easy tweaking solution. The cooling system is well thought out and seems to do its job.

Cons: I mostly play WOW and I can't say as I'm seeing that much of an improvement over my previous card in my old build, but then again WOW isn't really a high end graphics kind of game so the comparison may be somewhat moot. Maybe I'll be expanding my gaming repertoire--I suspect my spouse would call that a con.

Other Thoughts: I haven't tried any serious video editing yet with this card installed, but maybe I'll do an update once I get around to that.

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  • Gordon J.
  • 9/8/2009 6:31:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWhat more could you ask for

Pros: built this system for my Church to use when working with photos\slide shows and videos ~ And for editing and burning copy's of Chruch plays and other project the Church is involved in ~

The one gig of memory help out with the video editing software ~ Very quiet and love the fan pushing the air out the back of the case ~

Cons: There are none ~

It wasn't free ~

Thanks Newegg ~

Was the best price on the internet at the time I bought it ~

Other Thoughts: This is what is in the system

2x G.SKILL F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK
HIS H485QS1GP Radeon HD 4850 1GB
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Callisto 3.1GHz
3x Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320GB

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  • Vural A.
  • 9/3/2009 7:45:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPiece of Art

Pros: This card is what it is. As a change, what I would like to point out is that the card (and the packaging that comes with it) is just BEAUTIFUL. They are a piece of art. You can tell how much HIS paid attention to detail. Besides, the build quality of the card is just unbelievable. There is real nice screwdriver in the box as well.

Cons: None

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  • Gerard S.
  • 8/31/2009 6:45:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRunning strong

Pros: Cool and quiet. Plays Crysis smoothly on high settings. Easy installation with Windows 7.

Cons: None yet.

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/19/2009 7:05:52 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat!

Pros: Displays in my screen at 1920x1080 natively as well as games.

Cons: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare lags for about 2-5 secs sometimes with all settings maxed... lowering a few settings should fix that issue. Stormrise plays well with all maxed out. Guild Wars has 2 second lag at times with all maxed out with 60FPS.

Other Thoughts: My specs...

CPU: Phenom II x4 @ 3.0 GHz
Mem: DDR2 800 2x2GB
HDD: 2x500 GB Raid 0
Video: ATI 4850 1GB
LCD: 1920x1080 DVI (2ms)

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  • Timothy U.
  • 8/10/2009 1:29:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEggcellent video card

Pros: Great cooling, fast card, can overclock a lil bit to squeeze out some more performance got mine set at 690 gpu and 1148 memory :)

Cons: Didn't come with a second card so I could X-fire

Other Thoughts: the card is a lil long and might hinder use of some sata ports.

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  • David D.
  • 8/6/2009 11:44:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIt is what it is

Pros: It is what it is, a good quiet midrange card at a good price

Cons: Big, blockes my PCI slot

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  • Nicholas C.
  • 7/29/2009 8:22:25 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsThis is a great card

Pros: It runs quiet and cool. That's the best part, other than the fact that I went from an EVGA 8600gt to this. BIG DIFFERENCE!!! Runs Crysis on all high settings @ 1024x768 at around 30fps with no hiccups. And with only one card! I plan on buying another and putting them into crossfire.

Cons: none what-so-ever

Other Thoughts: I used to be biased towards Nvidia, well NO LONGER.
-Raidmax Aztec
-Rosewill 600w PSU
-Phenom II @ 3.6GHz
-Abit AN-M2 HD (limited edition)--discontinued
-2GB OCZ Ram
-HIS IceQ4 Radeon 4850

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