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Does a 212+ Cooler leave room for a CORSAIR CMXAF2 RAM Cooler?

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I know memory stick coolers arent really necessary, but I love the way they look, and more cooling is always a plus,

so will the 212+ be to big?

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It might... but the thing with the 212 is you can slide the fan up a little bit if you need to.
    
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i guess it would depend on your motherboard and how far away your ram is from the cpu, in my case i cant fit a ram cooler as the fan is sitting above 1 of my ram sticks (i do have a micro board)
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From the looks of it, 212 will probably hit the first slot.
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post #6 of 9
the fan will be abit over the first slot but like icrap stated you can push the fan higher so you shouldnt have any issues putting that ram cooler into it
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post #7 of 9
My TX3(similar to 212+ but 212+is better) covered the first slot but i swapped the fan around so its in pull instead of push. it actually works better that way.. before it idled in the mid 30's and load temps were around 50c. in pull it is currently idleing at 26c and the load temp is 37c.
My point is you can put the fan in pull configuration and still mostlikely get the same temps if not better
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My TX3(similar to 212+ but 212+is better) covered the first slot but i swapped the fan around so its in pull instead of push. it actually works better that way.. before it idled in the mid 30's and load temps were around 50c. in pull it is currently idleing at 26c and the load temp is 37c.
My point is you can put the fan in pull configuration and still mostlikely get the same temps if not better
That seems odd that would work, but dunno... it might.
    
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post #9 of 9
Hmm, the 212+ will probably cover the first slot if you're trying to put the RAM cooler on top. I had to move my push fan up like 1mm (literally, it barely touches the RAM) in order to get it in. Tall RAM heatsinks or the RAM cooler would cause me not to be able to push/pull.
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