To buy, ASUS 5850 or a HIS 5870??? quality question Tags: Graphics Cards Asus Graphics Last response: March 21, 2010 1:56 PM in Graphics & Displays Share 180SX March 21, 2010 6:13:47 AM Hello all, I am new here, I live in Thailand and I have a generic question about Brand name and quality of product.. For 10,700 baht I can buy ASUS 5850 (EAH5850/G/2DIS/1GD5) for 12,900 baht I can buy HIS 5870 (ATI Radeon HD 5870 Native 1GB DDR5 256-bit DP Dual DVI HDCP PCIe2.) thats only 2200baht more for the higher spec VGA.. 2200baht = $60 U.S. can you tell me if HIS is crap compared to ASUS? or all VGAs use same hardware and only a brand name lable? thanks Shaun More about : buy asus 5850 5870 quality question welshmousepk a b U Graphics card March 21, 2010 6:31:28 AM no, both are good brands. ive used both, and actually have mroe issues with asus than HIS. in terms of GPUs though, they are still just ATI made products. the only real difference is the sticker on the card. m 0 l 180SX March 21, 2010 6:40:54 AM great, thats what I wanted to know... I had an idea they all the issuers get the reference card and put the sticker or something... m 0 l Related resources Noob Overclocking Questions- Airflow, OCing GPU and CPU 955BE, HIS 5850 - Forum Asus HD 5850 1gb vs Sapphire 5870 2gb..which? - Forum 2 x HIS Radeon 5870 (Crossfire Question) - Forum Asus HD 5850 power consumption question? - Forum Asus rampage 2 extreme vs asus p6t deluxe v2 (5850 vs 5870) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer welshmousepk a b U Graphics card March 21, 2010 7:20:12 AM 180SX said:great, thats what I wanted to know... I had an idea they all the issuers get the reference card and put the sticker or something... pretty much yes. sometimes they put new coolers on, or overclock the chips. in this case though, both cards are the same. m 0 l uncfan_2563 a b U Graphics card March 21, 2010 1:56:13 PM welshmousepk said:pretty much yes. sometimes they put new coolers on, or overclock the chips. in this case though, both cards are the same. that and sometimes one will have better warranty. If that doesn't matter much for you, its just a sticker and cooler m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HD 5870/5850 Fitting Question Forum asus brand or His who is the better buy? Forum Question about connecting Asus Ati Radeon HD 5870 v2 Forum Asus EAH5870 driver question Forum Question about overclocking my Asus 5870... Forum SolvedQuestion about worth buying Asus p6t Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !