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HIS IceQ H467QS1GHA Radeon HD 4670 1GB 128-Bit DDR3 AGP 4X/8X HDCP Ready Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: After overclocking (using ATI Tray Tools), this card more than doubled my 3DMARK06 score compared to my previous card (HD2600 with 512Mb memory - also overclocked using ATI Tray Tools).

Cons: Price. I think this is probably the end of the line for Radeon HD AGP cards. However, I should be set for another couple of years...

For those that use Omega video drivers: I was unsuccessful in getting the Omega drivers to recognize this card. However, the drivers from HIS web site worked fine.

Other Thoughts: I did not have any driver issues. I ignored the driver CD that came with the card, and just went to HIS web site. I uploaded the latest Catalyst/drivers for this card and all of the hotfixes. Install the hotfixes in chronological order, rebooting in between.

I did not test the hdmi out, so I do not know if there are any issues in that regard.

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SCEPTRE 19
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggs Good Value 09/17/2008

This review is from: SCEPTRE 19" 720p LCD HDTV X19GV-HDTV

Pros: Inexpensive, decent quality

Cons: Cheap speakers, you have to really crank up the volume. However, this is no different than the speakers on a lot of 19" LCD TVs. I also couldn't get the remote function which displays an online channel line-up menu to work. I ordered 3 of these TVs, and I couldn't get it to work on any one of them. I believe the instructions might be wrong or outdated.

Other Thoughts: Very unsatisfied with the way the TV was prepped for shipping. I ordered 3 of these, and the TV boxes were shipped as-is, with no additional packing. I don't have an issue with this, but no shipping tape was used to seal the tabs on the boxes. All of the boxes arrived undamaged, but opened (the bottom tabs on the boxes became undone). The instruction manual and remote batteries for one of the TVs was missing. I believe it simply fell out of the bottom of the box during transit. These boxes should have really been taped by Newegg.

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SAPPHIRE 100217L Radeon HD 2600PRO 512MB 128-Bit GDDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggs Memory clock is really 500mhz 04/09/2008

This review is from: SAPPHIRE 100217L Radeon HD 2600PRO 512MB 128-Bit GDDR2 AGP 8X HDCP Ready Video Card

Pros: I bought this card and the Powercolor card as well. Even though the documented specs are the same, I was getting about a 10% higher 3dmark06 score than the Powercolor. I finally figured out why - the Sapphire card has a 500mhz memory clock instead of 400mhz (at least according to Catalyst software). This makes it on par with the more expensive ASUS card. It overclocks very easily too. Was able to increase 3dmark06 by another 10% just by using the Catalyst auto-tune feature.

Cons: Drivers can be a pain to install. See my post on 3/25 for what worked for me.

Other Thoughts: Not sure why the memory clock is 500mhz - maybe it's just on certain batches of cards that were made.

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Gerard C.'s Profile

Display Name: Gerard C.

Date Joined: 01/21/05

  • Reviews: 5
  • Helpfulness: 3
  • First Review: 03/25/08
  • Last Review: 10/18/10
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