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So my CM V6GT covers the top part of ram module #1 in a P67 Asus Deluxe MoBo and my ram is:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231428

So I'm forced to use ram module 2 & 4 only, wanted to ask what other good air cooler can I use that would let me use the 4 ram modules?

Beeing looking for packages of 4 memory modules of 4gb each @1600 Mhz and all of them have tall heat spreaders, if I just decide to buy other ram.

Or should I wait for this memory ?

http://www.techpowerup.com/146633/Co...mory-Kits.html

Thanks
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post #2 of 9
D14, U can adjust and move the fans higher so it doesn't hit your ram. My Corsair A70 barley gets buy. Its $100 for the cooler which sucks but its awesome. Or u can get low profile ram instead.Sell yours and buy some new ones. Which will be cheaper way to go.
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h50 or h70 , you can use whatever ram you like . Aircooling ur limited to what ram you can use which sucks .
    
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Take your ram heat sinks off
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Either take the ramsinks off or get low profile RAM. Kingston has some 1600 low profile 4gb ram i know..
    
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by MexGT View Post
So my CM V6GT covers the top part of ram module #1 in a P67 Asus Deluxe MoBo and my ram is:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231428

So I'm forced to use ram module 2 & 4 only, wanted to ask what other good air cooler can I use that would let me use the 4 ram modules?

Beeing looking for packages of 4 memory modules of 4gb each @1600 Mhz and all of them have tall heat spreaders, if I just decide to buy other ram.

Or should I wait for this memory ?

http://www.techpowerup.com/146633/Co...mory-Kits.html

Thanks
I got four sticks of this for my sig rig. G.Skill 1600, low profile. I imagine they sell 4x4GB low profile 1600 sticks as well.

OTOH, 16GB of RAM is a lot more expensive than getting a new heatsink. Even a D14 would fit in your lovely case, and the D14 is $80 ($70 after MIR), which is less than your RAM. And then you'll have a top-performing heatsink.
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post #7 of 9
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Thanks guys, I'm really happy with the V6 GT so far, the looks of it really shines in the HAF case.

Ill check the price once the low profile vengeance ram comes out, probably around $180 its my guess.

And ehume, theres no low profile gskills in 16gb kits thanks for the advice though
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post #8 of 9
Why buy new ram? Just pop the heatspreaders off. They barely do anything anyway.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil262 View Post
Why buy new ram? Just pop the heatspreaders off. They barely do anything anyway.
At 1.6 - 1.65v, Ripjaws can get hot. During an OC run I felt mine (not on my sig rig, but on my testbed). They were hot to the touch, but not take-your-hand-away hot. I'd recommend swapping the current heatspreaders with generic RAM heatspreaders. You could do it just for your fourth stick, since that's the only one in trouble.
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