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Originally Posted by toddville393;15293044 
Why do these aftermarket cooler companies never integrate VRM cooling into their coolers? That's one of the hottest things on a graphics card, but they pay it no mind. That's why I only trust factory cooling solutions like Sapphire's Vapor-X, MSI Twin Frozr, ASUS Direct CUII, etc.

I think they do that to make the cooler compatible with multiple video cards instead of just one.
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post #12 of 19
Looks near identical to the DCII heatsink design with bigger fans and no shroud.
post #13 of 19
I've had this for quite some time. Got it for half price at the local computer shop (30 bucks) and it has been keeping my 6950 flashed to 6970 at extremely low temps; low 20s idle and never above 50c load and this was from mid 40s idle and high 80s load!.

Great cooler and quiet. Just took some time to put on, but that honestly doesn't even factor in to the end result.
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by toddville393;15293044 
Why do these aftermarket cooler companies never integrate VRM cooling into their coolers? That's one of the hottest things on a graphics card, but they pay it no mind. That's why I only trust factory cooling solutions like Sapphire's Vapor-X, MSI Twin Frozr, ASUS Direct CUII, etc.

http://www.thermalright.com/products/index.php?cat_id=29

here are 7 different options.
post #15 of 19
Those 3D graphs are awfully hard to read... hmm, but I see now that they put the exact results below them so I guess it's fine.
 
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post #16 of 19
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Ram sinks aren't exactly vital, most are just for decoration IMO.

Huh..?

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What's up with that TIM spread they did on the gpu? Looks friggin terrible.
Edited by crashdummy35 - 10/13/11 at 8:05pm
 
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post #17 of 19
I love my Rev 2 Icy. Keeps my 1ghz OC below 55c at load. Also very quiet and LIGHT card. Seriously weighs half that of the stock cooler. And Why is this review so late? I have had my rev 2 since april.
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Originally Posted by BlackVenom;15292903 
bahahaha! ... wait. srs?
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Originally Posted by toddville393;15293044 
Why do these aftermarket cooler companies never integrate VRM cooling into their coolers? That's one of the hottest things on a graphics card, but they pay it no mind. That's why I only trust factory cooling solutions like Sapphire's Vapor-X, MSI Twin Frozr, ASUS Direct CUII, etc.

The MSI Twin Frozr II cooler doesn't have any vrm or vram sinks and it does just fine...
    
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post #19 of 19
My Rev1 review: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/786773-my-experience-gelid-icy-vision-fermi.htm

From what I hear they perform near identically, just with some kinks hammered out.
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