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okay thanks, will try that when I get back on my rig.

(The RAM is blocking the fan from being installed. I cannot fit a fan on the right side. even if I removed the spreaders, the fan still blocks like, 2 DIMMs.)

I'll snap a pic in a second of how I ment to mount the fan..it would be above the ram.
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OK, I'm being stupid lazy right now. here is a paint pic of what I was talking aobutAttachment 208836

See how the fan on the front of the cooler is moved up untill it is resting ontop of the ram? I had to do this with my hyper 212+. You dont have to use a fan on the back side, but It help'd me out.

Just noticed that the pic is unclear, the arrows do not indicate airflow, only pointing to the ram and fans. have the air flow from the fron of the cooler to the rear of the case best of luck!
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Ahh, i see what you mean, good idea. Ill have shot, see if i can fix it down that way somehow.
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okay, as an update, i have attached the cooler in the way KhaoticKomputing mentioned, sitting on top of a RAM DIMM. i attached a spare Zalman 120mm fan to the left side, as an exhaust. Running Prime 95 now, alongside Real Temp 2.5.

so far it hasnt risen above 45 degrees.

doing this dropped the idle temp by about 3 degrees on average. i will post back here with the results in a few hours.

thank you all for your help, it is very much appreciated!
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okay, as an update, i have attached the cooler in the way KhaoticKomputing mentioned, sitting on top of a RAM DIMM. i attached a spare Zalman 120mm fan to the left side, as an exhaust. Running Prime 95 now, alongside Real Temp 2.5.

so far it hasnt risen above 45 degrees.

doing this dropped the idle temp by about 3 degrees on average. i will post back here with the results in a few hours.

thank you all for your help, it is very much appreciated!
Thats great! I will say, when doing a push pull set up it works best if you use 2 of the same fans. Thats great your temps improved keep us updated on it try it without the back fan on there aswell, might also try putting the back fan level with the cooler rather than droped down like that. never know what will work the best
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