HIS Radeon HD 6790 IceQ X Turbo 1GB GDDR5

  • HIS Radeon HD 6790 IceQ X Turbo 1GB GDDR5
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  • Overclocked out of the box, Low power consumption, Good overclocking potential, Low temperatures, Software voltage control, Native fullsize HDMI output, Support for voltage control, Support for DirectX 11
  • Great Core overclocking headroom, Runs nice and quiet, Great price for performance.


  • Fan could be quieter, High power draw in Bluray, Second DVI connector only singlelink, No support for CUDA / PhysX
  • Quite big for its size, Requires two 6pin power plugs, Memory overclock isn't significant

Expert reviews and ratings

By Pureoverclock on

When we saw the AMD Barts cards initially released, it took awhile to get used to the fact those cards were the new "lower-end" models. AMD's new naming scheme and classification changed things from the 5000 series definitions, and the 6850 became...

By Computeractive on 80

This card adds a huge amount of gaming power for not very much money...

By techPowerUp! on 94

The HIS Radeon HD 6790 IceQ X Turbo is a well-improved version of the AMD reference design. Thanks to the new IceQ X cooler, the card runs at impressive temperature levels, which also have a positive effect on the card's power consumption. Despite...

By Viperlair on

Despite sharing some commonalities with the 5830, the 6790 never feels as lacklustre as the 5830 did. Despite having twin PCIe power connectors, the HIS 6790 IceQ X Turbo Graphics Card doesn’t use much more power than a 6850 and it’s single...

By Tbreak.com on 80

AMD stealthily introduced the HD 6790 earlier this month; so stealthily, in fact, that we never even got a chance to review it at launch. Now, we have the HIS IceQ HD 6790 Turbo in the office I’m eager to find out how this entry-level card...

By 3dGameMan on

Video Review: The HIS HD 6790 IceQ X Turbo 1GB GDDR5 Video Card is an excellent product for anyone who doesn't want to break the band, but still have all the features of the higher-end products. Performance is on par with other video card...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on 67

Die HIS Radeon HD 6790 IceQ X Turbo verfügt über einen Grafikprozessor mit einer Leistung von 800 Shader Prozessoren und 40 Textur-Einheiten. Die Taktfrequenz liegt bei 840 MHz und es steht ein Videospeicher von einem GByte GDDR5 zur...

International Review By Forum PCs on

Placas de vídeo especializadas (ou dedicadas) ainda têm (e sempre terão) seu mercado. Inicialmente pensamos nos jogos, mas não podemos esquecer que as aplicações que usam GPU têm crescido a cada dia. O desafio é...

International Review By Magnus.de on 67

Technisch gesehen entspricht sie eher einer abgespeckten HD 6850. Die 3D-Leistung der HIS-Karte reicht aus, um DirectX-11-Spiele in 1680 x 1050 Pixeln und oft auch in FullHD flüssig darzustellen. Dies gelingt aber nur ohne...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 80

Det har været en stor fornøjelse at arbejde med dette kort. Der har ikke været det mindste problem med det, og har imponeret i ydelse og overclock. Men lad os få givet nogle point. Innovation/Teknologi - 4Her bliver det til et 4...

International Review By Tweak.dk on 85

HIS Radeon HD 6790 IceQ X leverer rigtig god ydelse for pengene, forudsat at prisen kommer til at ligge tæt op ad NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 550 Ti. Om den forventede pris, se nedenfor. Støjniveauet er lavt ved normal belastning. Prioriterer...