Summary: Well, what a surprise ... we found the HIS ICEQ4 Radeon HD 4850 to be one of the fastest graphics card in its class. It outperforms all of the Radeon HD 4850s we've tested to date. The performance is simply astonishing. Just look at the results ... they speak for themselves. This is all thanks to an overclocked GPU core @ 685Mhz and a faster memory clock @ 2.2Ghz.
HIS have produced a graphics card that's well worth a look.
HIS HD 4850 IceQ 4 TurboX 512MB PCI-E Graphics Card
7 October 2008
Conclusion: Make no mistake, the HIS HD 4850 IceQ 4 TurboX is the crème de la crème of 4850 series cards. With its superb after-market cooling and fearlessly high factory overclock and nifty little touches such as a custom coloured PCB, gold-plated DVI connectors and an electroplated blanking plate, the card will look at home in even the most high-end PC despite the 4850's mid-range audience.
Pros: • IceQ 4 cooling keeps temperatures well in-check., • Custom touches such as gold-plated DVI's and Blue PCB., • Fearless overclock + a little room left to have some fun of your own., • Screwdriver / Spirit Level / Flashlighty thingymabob.
Cons: • Nothing. (Chants: bring on the HD 4870x2 IceQ 4 TurboX!!)