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HIS Unveils the HIS 6970 IceQ Mix

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PRESS RELEASE

Set Up Eyefinity in a User-Friendly Way and Pair AMD and NVIDIA GPUs

London, 14 July 2011 - Hightech Information System Limited today launched the new HIS 6970 IceQ Mix graphics card, offering gamers Eyefinity via HDMI and the option to run both AMD & NVIDIA GPUs simultaneously for enhanced graphics performance. The new 6970 IceQ Mix features HIS' award winning IceQ technology and comes bundled with a Dirt 3 game.

Most graphics cards require to be connected via the DisplayPort output or using an active DisplayPort adapter in order to perform AMD's Eyefinity technology, which is not only a costly but also an inconvenient set-up. With the new HIS 6970 IceQ Mix, gamers can now enable Eyefinity via the included HDMI output as well as a HDMI to DVI adapter.

Additionally the 6970 IceQ Mix features the unique possibility to pair the card with a NVIDIA GPU, allowing gamers and enthusiasts to enjoy the benefits of running both AMD and NVIDA cards in the same system to make the most of the respective graphics cards' features and performance. To run both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs, installation of AMD and Lucid Hydralogix Drivers is required.

The cards come bundled with a Dirt 3 game coupon and a range of cables and adapters for quick and easy installation: DisplayPort to DisplayPort Cable, HDMI to DVI Cable, HDMI Cable and a DVI to VGA Adapter. 

The new HIS IceQ Mix is available at Overclockers.co.uk.

HIS 6970 IceQ Mix Key Features and Advantages:

  • Mix Eyefinity - AMD's Eyefinity is enabled via HDMI without using expensive Display Port monitors and Active Adapters. Eyefinity can also be enabled via a HDMI to DVI adaptor.
  • Mix GPU - Run an AMD and NVIDIA GPU in the same system to enjoy the benefits of both graphics features and performance.
  • IceQ Technology - Cool air is drawn from both sides of the fan to thereby enhance the cooling efficiency, directly exhausts hot air out of PC case.
     
  • -23°C Cooler - HIS 6970 IceQ Series is over 23°C cooler than the Reference Cooler.
  • Quieter - HIS 6970 IceQ Series is quieter than the Reference Cooler, significantly reducing noise level.

For more information about HIS 6970 IceQ Mix, please visit-  http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-650.shtml

Suggested GPU Combinations:

AMD + AMD

HIS 6970 IceQ Mix + AMD HD 6900

HIS 6970 IceQ Mix + AMD HD 6800

AMD + NVIDIA

HIS 6970 IceQ Mix + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580

HIS 6970 IceQ Mix + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570

To run both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs, installation of AMD and Lucid Hydralogix Drivers is required.

Product Specifications:

Model Name

HIS 6970 IceQ Mix 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E HDMI/2xDVI/2xMini DP

Chipset

Radeon HD 6970 PCIe Series

Memory Size (MB)

2048

Memory Type

GDDR5

Engine CLK (MHz)

880 MHz

Memory CLK (Gbps)

5.5 Gbps

Memory Interface (bit)

256

Bus Interface

PCI Express 2.1 (x16)

DVI

Upper Single-link DVI-D

2nd DVI

Bottom Dual-link DVI-I

Mini Display Port

2

HDMI

Yes

About HIS

Founded in Hong Kong in 1987, Hightech Information System Ltd. is an internationally acclaimed graphics cards manufacturer. Commitment to Excellence is the bedrock of the company. HIS is proud to be ATI's Authorized 1st Tier AIB Partner, Certified Partner and Launching Partner. Up to the third quarter of 2010, HIS has won over 1,100 awards with ATI graphic solutions from major media all around the world. The performance-leading and award-winning models range from entry level to the most professional level products. HIS have proven to offer far superior, cooler, quieter and faster graphic cards than any other leading rivals. For further information, please visit the web site at http://www.hisdigital.com