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FiXT June 11, 2010 12:12 PM

GELID Launches Icy Vision VGA Cooler Supprting GTX 400 Series
Thermal Solutions specialist GELID Solutions unveils its multi-compatible VGA Cooler "ICY VISION" of its GAMER product line. The "ICY VISION" cooler contains 5 power heatpipes in a unique heatpipe constellation. The heatpipes are interlaced into 85 optimized high-quality Aluminium fins. Together with a flat stack fin soldered Copper base, they enab... [ Read full article ]

Zillerz June 11, 2010 03:03 PM

im buying this my my GTX470 and sell the stock cooler on Ebay for like 40$ LOL anything can be sold on ebay right?

Hacksaw907 June 11, 2010 09:14 PM

Dammit... If I saw this earlier I wouldn't have bought the Spitfire and its ridiculous size. Talk about sweet timing on my part :sad:

mikellini June 11, 2010 09:55 PM

Wow, large compatibility list...

CroSsFiRe2009 June 11, 2010 10:11 PM

Looks good. Looks similar to a Twin Turbo Pro actually. Only thing left to do is to see how this performs. Doesn't seem to say how many slots it'll take up though but from the looks of it, its about 2.5 total

_dangtx_ June 11, 2010 11:35 PM

very nice but your case temps and everything around it wil lskyrocket lol....rear exaust is good, especially for a nice furnace like fermi lol.

Unregistered June 12, 2010 02:59 PM

Looks nice, but I don't think it would be able to cool down Fermi. Palit tried something like this and failed miserably.

Unregistered June 14, 2010 02:56 AM

Hey, they have the test result on the product page:

GELID Solutions > Products

27C lower than GTX480 at full load
Overclock to 800/975/1600-- the temp is just 72C at full load while the stock cooler is 91C

The chart also has a hyper link to the detail test of the this HSF...cool!!

Zero82z June 14, 2010 10:44 AM

Wow, 5 power heatpipes in a constellation pattern. Their marketing team really had a great time with this one.

bovine.baron June 14, 2010 11:06 PM

I found some non-Gelid stats (no offense Gelid, but I make a habit of never trusting a company's own testing of their own products!)


GTX 480 Stock Cooler (fan speed auto)
- idle: 46C
- full loaded: 88C
- full loaded + OC: 91C
GTX 480 Stock Cooler (fan speed 100% + earplugs required)
- idle: 41C
- full loaded: 64C
- full loaded + OC: 76C
- idle: 37C
- full loaded: 67C
- full loaded + OC: 72C
GTX 480 Cooled by Gelid ICY VISION and Stressed by Kombustor - 3D Tech News, Pixel Hacking, Data Visualization and 3D Programming - Geeks3D.com

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