Gelid Icy Vision Rev. 2 GC-VGA02-01

  • Gelid Icy Vision Rev. 2 GC-VGA02-01
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Based on 6 scores, 24 reviews available
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    5
  • Good:
    1
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Pros:

  • Excellent cooling.
  • Low noise.
  • Good pricing.

Cons:

  • Needs PWM fans.
  • Not the most attractive cooler.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Bjorn3D on 90

The Gelid ICY VISION Rev. 2 GPU cooler has been reviewed on some other sites. But none have done it on a multi-GPU configuration, so we thought we'd try that. The system is now far quieter, and it no longer throws tremendous amounts of heat out the...

By TechReaction.net on -

The GELID Icy Vision Rev 2. cooler utterly surpassed our expectations for it. The cooler destroyed the temperature and noise levels set by our stock cooler. With the GELID Icy Vision Rev 2 you really can have your cake and eat it, too… you just have...

By TechRadar on 90

You can really get bogged down in the pros and cons of opting for an aftermarket GPU cooler. Cooling kits, like this here Icy Vision Rev 2 from Gelid, are a great way to reduce temperatures and free up some extra overclocking potential.But despite...

By DreamWare Computers on -

Next to CPUs, GPUs are the next greatest producer of heat in any computer system. It is of the utmost importance to keep them cool so as to maintain maximum performance. However, as GPUs get bigger and faster there is so much the stock heat sink can...

By X-bit Labs on -

So, what is the verdict? Gelid Icy Vision is a high-quality universal cooler that offers superb cooling efficiency, rich accessories bundle, simple installation, beautiful glowing fans and a 5-year warranty. It is a little behind Arctic Cooling...

By Techgage on -

I'll let everybody in on a secret. This was my first aftermarket GPU cooler installation. Shhhhh! If I can do it, anybody can if they are prepared to put a little extra time in. In this case, patience certainly paid off. The cooler is well-designed,...

By TweakNews on -

Gelid has started their aftermarket cooling legacy with a strong step by releasing the Icy Vision Rev. 2. The cooler has certainly passed the performance tests and proven it's a contender. Gelid's design is adaptable, versatile, and backed up...

By OverclockersQH on -

After seeing the stock cooler only keep down the temperature for seconds before going up to almost the boiling point of water I firmly believe people with high end graphic cards should invest in a good cooler. As you can see from the benchmark GeLid...

By BeHardware on -

With its first GPU cooler, Gelid wanted to offer as universal and high performance (250W) a solution as possible at the same time as aiming to...

By Hardware Secrets on -

When we first saw the Gelid Icy Vision, we thought it would be a great performer, with its five heatpipes and nice-looking fans, but, unfortunately, the results showed a completely different reality.The Icy Vision has a nice and very complete set of...

By SilentPC Review on -

Simply put, the GELID Icy Vision is a superb VGA heatsink that absolutely creams both the Scythe Musashi and the Accelero S1 equipped with a pair of quality full-sized 92 mm fans. While our HD 4890 test card is far from the most power hungry model on...

By Legit Reviews on -

GELID Icy Vision is a nice aftermarket air solution that won’t break the bank and will keep your card cool and quiet in the process....

By Bjorn3D on 90

Compatibility wise, it appears the VF3000A can fit a Nvidia based video card (based on visual look) but it is not mentioned on the instruction manual, or at Zalman's web site. This video card cooler is specifically designed for the ATI 58xx series...

By FutureLooks on 85

Temperature Results The first thing you can expect from the ICY Vision is a nice drop in temps across the spectrum as it should be with any aftermarket cooler. The card idled at 37C and reached 59C while running Heaven 2.1 demo repeatedly. That...

International Review By insidehardware.it on -

GELID Solutions Ltd. è un’azienda fondata nel 2008 a Hong Kong dagli svizzeri Gebhard Scherrer e Vc Tran.L’azienda si occupa della progettazione e commercializzazione di soluzioni di raffreddamento per personal computer indirizzate...

International Review By hardbloxx.de on -

Auch wenn Gelid im deutschen Raum noch etwas unbekannt ist, können sie sich bei uns schnell etablieren. Mit ihrer guten Produktpalette möchten sie zu Größen wie Alpenföhn oder Arctic Cooling aufschließen und ihnen Paroli...

International Review By hinnavaatlus.ee on 84

Esmalt tänan ma Gelid'i kes varustas mind selle ülevaate eksemplariga. Gelid Icy Vision os VGA jahutus Gelidil't mida tutvustati 2010 aasta juunis. Kui jahutus oli 3 kuud väljas olnud lasti 2010 aasta septembri kuus välja teine versioon jahutist...

International Review By pcmasters.de on -

Wir haben es im Prinzip mit zwei sehr unterschiedlichen Kühlern zu tun, welche beide auf ihre Weise ihre Vorteile haben. Ebenso hat auch jeder seine Schwächen. Fassen wir jedoch alle Eigenschaften unter einem Hut zusammen, so kommen wir zu...

International Review By Radeon3D on -

Kommen wir zur abschließenden Bewertung des Gelid Icy Vision, der sich gegen die etablierten Größen am Markt, namentlich Arctic Cooling, Scythe und Xigamtek, stellt. Dabei fällt das Urteil zweischneidig aus:Die Verarbeitung des...

International Review By techno-kitchen.com on -

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