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GELID Solutions GC-VGA02-02 Ball VGA Cooler Reviews

WilliamGayde

GELID Solutions ICY VISION-A Review and Installation

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Pros: Excellent Performance, Quiet, Cheap

Cons: Can be Difficult to Install, Fan cable may not be compatible

The GELID Solutions ICY VISION-A exceeded all my expectations. It was quieter, cooler, and cheaper than anything I could have expected. I will be reviewing the AMD only version, but the same information is valid for the NVIDIA version. Starting with the box. We can see that GELID has included a graph of the performance. I will also be sharing my own performance results. Included in the box are the cooler, RAM heat sinks, VRM heat sinks, thermal compound, back plate, installation screws, fan cable, back plate, instruction manual, and other small accessories. I will be doing an installation demo with a Radeon HD 6950, but the process will be the same for nearly all cards. The first...
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$ilent

Superb aftermarket cooler at a good price, but make sure you have a fan controller!

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Pros: Relaitvely cheap, fairly simple instructions, excellent cooling ability

Cons: Included heatsinks can be a pain to install, weight can make gpu overhang, loud fans at stock speed

This is a review for the Gelid Icy Vision rev2 GPU Cooler linked here - http://www.gelidsolutions.com/products/index.php?lid=1&cid=17&id=52 I bought this GPU cooler in September 13' for my KFA2 GTX 670 graphics card, which is built on a gtx 680 PCB. The cooler was well packaged, and included the gpu cooler with 2x 92mm fans, numerous small and larger VRM and chipset heatsinks, a 4 pin fan header which is attached to a 3 pin fan header/molex connector, gpu core mounting bracket, numerous different sized screws. The unit itself is fairly simple to install, and involves applying sticky tape to each RAM chip and VRM module on the PCB. Then you need to apply the aluminium heatsinks that...
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