Heatsink Reviews and Analysis
> GO < Search
TOP 5 BEST Heat Sinks     SEARCH     News     Reviews    
Follow Frostytech on FacebookFrostytech News RSS FeedFollow frostytech on Twitter
° Reviews and Articles
° Breaking News
° Mfg's Index
° Top 5 Heatsinks
° Top 5 Liquid Cooling
° Top 5 Low Profile   Heatsinks

Top 5 Heatsink Charts

NoFan Computer
What's New in Heatsinks?
°  Reeven Ouranos CPU Cooler Review: Size + Smarts

°  Deepcool GamerStorm Captain 240 Review

°  Swiftech H240-X AIO CPU Cooler Review

°  EKWB EK-XLC Predator 240 Pre-filled CPU Xpandable Liquid Cooler Review

°  Install an EK Predator 240 watercooling a High-End VGA

°  Cooler Charts: 45 Models tested - update EK Predator 240

   - or - Best 5 Heatsinks?
GELID Icy Vision Graphics Card Cooler - GELID Icy Vision Graphics Card Cooler
Tue Jul 27, 2010 | 3:21P| PermaLink
"GELID now sends us the Icy Vision, an aftermarket GPU cooler for the masses. GELID states that this three slot behemoth will fit quite a few cards and with the numbers I saw the cooler has some potential. Looking at various reports on the forums, I have seen a lot of GTX 480’s getting great reductions in temperatures. Not too many other cards are using it widely yet, so trying to get an idea for a specific card other than the 480 is a bit difficult. The plan was to use my EVGA GTX 470 Vanilla as the test sample today and to bring you similarly impressive numbers. In reality, that isn’t going to happen.
It may seem odd for a review to start off by telling the readers that you will find no results in this review for a cooler. The sad reality of the matter is that I have to “ghetto mod” the cooler to fit onto my GTX 470 from EVGA to get it to function properly. What you will find in the next few pages is a good look at the cooler and the hardware. From there on I plan to show why exactly the GELID Icy Vision should not be listed as supporting a GTX 470 and the potential for harm to your GPU if you do use them as instructed in the manual. I know all of the manufacturers I review for would love it if all my reviews were full of rainbows, unicorns and soft little teddy bears, but when I run into an issue, I expect a resolution to that issue instead of Technicolor smoke being blown up my... The only thing I can do from here on out is bring forth the truth and discuss my experience with the GELID Icy Vision."

Caviar Green series  - Caviar Green series
Tue Jun 02, 2009 | 4:02P| PermaLink
"I went into this review knowing the RE4 would outperform the Caviar Green. What I was not expecting was a drive threatening to dethrone the VelociRaptor. This really is a serious piece of storage gear. After seeing the quality and performance of the RE4 series first hand, I plan to shift my data onto a set of these just as soon as I can get my hands on them."

News Archives by Category
» Audio / Sound » Beginners Guides » Benchmarks
» Biometrics » BIOS » Business / Industry
» Cases » Chipset » Computer / SFF PCs
» Cooling / Heatsinks » CPU / Processors » Digital Cameras
» Drivers » Editorial » Games
» Gossip » Hard Drives » Hardware
» Home Theatre » Imaging » Memory
» Mobile Devices » Monitors » Motherboards
» Mouse Pads » MP3 Players » Networking
» Notebooks » Operating System » Optical Drives
» Overclocking » Peripherals » Power Supply
» Press Release » Printers » Servers
» Site News » Software » Tips
» Tradeshows / Events » Video Cards » Web News
° Got Feedback?
° Mk.II Test Platform
° Where To Buy?
° Manufacturer Index
° Industry Dir.
° Cooling Projects

Phanteks PH-TC14S Slim Tower Heatsink Review

Scythe Ashura SCASR-1000 Heatsink Review

Noctua NH-U9S Compact Lower Noise Heatsink Review

ID-Cooling SE-214X Heatsink Review

BeQuiet Pure Rock Heatsink Review

DeepCool Gamer Storm Lucifer Heatsink Review
...More Articles >>


Websites you may also like:

Google Search Frostytech

Time stamped: 6:01PM, 10.08.2015
Since June 1999

Find a Heatsink / RSS Feeds
Latest Heatsink Reviews
Top 5 Heatsinks Tested
News RSS Feed
Reviews RSS Feed

Social Media
Facebook Fan Page
Pinterest Info
Contact Us / Heatsink Submissions
Submit News

Contact the Suite 66 Advertising Agency
© Copyright 1999-2015 All Rights Reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use
Images © and may not be reproduced without express written permission.