Date: November 1st, 2005
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Hightech
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For around the US$199 range you will receive the following.
First off you will receive the usual user's manual along with the following software.
- FlatOut (Full Version)
- Microsoft Dungeon Siege (Full Version)
- 3D Album PicturePro
- PowerDirector 3 SE Plus
- Power2Go 4
As you can see, HIS failed to skimp on the games and software which again makes them one of the better value packages on the market. Why pay more money for less just because of a different name brand on it? HIS supplies everything for you to use right out of the box. There is no need to go buy another game for testing seeing there are two full games already included. Sure they aren't the biggest games on the market but they sure as hell are better than the other companies that throw in a demo disc and nothing more.
The hardware suite contains the following:
- S-Video Cable
- RCA Cable
- Conversion connecter Mini-Din to RCA
- HDTV Output cable
- DVI to VGA Adaptor
Again, everything is included and HIS even through in a high quality component video connection for your HDTV or if you want to hook the videocard to a S-Video or Component video connection on your more standard TV or VCR.
And the last thing you will pull out of this package is your new HIS IceQII X800GTO based videocard with Hightech's enormous VPU and memory cooler strapped on for the ride. More on the cooler and the card in the next section.