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post #1 of 13
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Tell me a bit about HIS and why I should trust them as a GPU company. I am use to buying from XFX and Sapphire so I would like to know a bit more before I buy my HIS 6950.

*EDIT* How is the unlocking to the 6970 on the HIS models.
Edited by fRingE - 4/17/11 at 4:10pm
    
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A guy I work with just bought a HIS off of Amazon (received on Friday), doesn't take kindly to the unlock flashing (black screen, flips out, etc).
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post #3 of 13
They are better than XFX thats for damn sure.
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Can't say on their customer support because I didn't need to call them lachen.gif
But the 4670 and 5770 ICEQ products I had were perfect and hassle-free.
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my friend did an rma and it took 5 weeks biggrin.gif
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my friend did an rma and it took 5 weeks biggrin.gif

oh god O_O.
    
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post #7 of 13
HIS gets a lot of critisizm, but they make some decent cards and coolers. I absolutely love my HIS 4670 IceQ Turbo in my second PC, thought its getting dated, even for a secondary PC.

I've had 3 cards from them in total with Zero issues so I can't talk about Cust. Service, I had no need to call...

If you could trust XFX, you can sure as heck trust HIS.
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post #8 of 13
HIS RMA takes quite a while, my friend also took about 5-6weeks.
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post #9 of 13
I've got an HIS 4870 ICEQ4+
Been running good since I got it almost a year ago.
Slightly overclocked it and it runs cool.

Got a really good deal on the card off Newegg.
No experience with their customer service, RMA etc.
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post #10 of 13
i think RMA's take forever in Northamerica cuz rmas are done through a distributor instead of the actual company itself. if you rma you will have to deal with lexy pacific inc instead of HIS itself.
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