The HIS IceQ Turbo range is renowned for granting excellent cooling ability along with factory overclocked GPU`s. The HD7870 from this family is no different however, what we will see today is a slightly refined cooling design compared to the `love it or hate it` IceQ cooler we saw on the previous generation which many people found was a step too far, even for HIS. Hopefully this cooler will still retain the fantastic cooling ability the 6XXX series cards enjoyed under the IceQ cooler..."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips