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I wanna OC my memory. I need coolers for it. Not going to pay more than $15. Any ideas?

Also there is a heatsink on top and on the side of my cpu. THey're like rectangles, those the mosfet heatsinks?
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You really don't need to cool memory. No point.
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http://www.heatsinkfactory.com/akasa...er-ak-171.html

Does something like that actually work really good?
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I've been told by several people that if you want to OC memory and voltages, it'll help a ton if it's cooled. Especially generic memory.

And a core i7 at 2.0ghz? D:
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post #5 of 20
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Originally Posted by emeraldage View Post
I've been told by several people that if you want to OC memory and voltages, it'll help a ton if it's cooled. Especially generic memory.
It's a meh point. Most RAM just doesn't generate heat.

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And a core i7 at 2.0ghz? D:
That would be my laptop.
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Depends on the RAM,the voltages you will use and your system and ambient temps.For the most part unless you are doing some serious benching you don't need it.DDR2 runs 1.8v+ and runs hotter than DDR3.It won't hurt though,and it does look better than no heat-spreaders.For $7 why not?
Edited by Redwoodz - 6/20/11 at 11:21pm
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post #7 of 20

you can get something like

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Quote:
Originally Posted by emeraldage View Post
I've been told by several people that if you want to OC memory and voltages, it'll help a ton if it's cooled. Especially generic memory.

And a core i7 at 2.0ghz? D:
lol your several people were dead wrong. just give it even a miniscule amount of airflow and it will be fine even heavily over volted....
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I would agree with Ipwnnubletz, but if youre paranoid then point a fan at the sticks.
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My DDR3 Ram is 1.95v at stock voltage and still didn't need active cooling when I overvolted it to 2.05v. RAM fans are mostly for looks, mine get hot, but they still run fine.
    
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