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. 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... Related resources 5870 OR 5850 ?? - Forum XFX 5870 vs HIS 6870 - Forum MAJOR QUESTION ! x2 5870 's with a 850w ? - Forum GTX 470 vs GTX 480 vs 5870 vs 5850 - Forum Upgrading 8800GTX HD 5850 or 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. 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDeciding between 5970/ 5870/5850 ForumHD 5870 / HD 5850 Reviews and Discussion ForumNew specs for HD 5870 & 5850 ForumAdvice, please? (GTX460 / 470 / ATI 5850 / 5870 ) Forum5770 CF, 5850 or 5870 ForumATI 5870 Give Away - Winner just confirmed:) Hope you had fun! ForumNo POST with new video card ForumProcessor question Forum5850 green dots ForumATI 5850 & BFBC2 Problem ForumAsus GTX 295 Top ForumViewing Flash at Max and problems with HD 5850 Forum[Solved] 5850 Grey Screen ForumThe power of the 5970/5870 Forum[Solved] Problem sapphire hd 5870 monitor is not turned on 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 !