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My mobo (sig rig) doesn't allow for very much room to the side because of the RAM slots. What would be the best option for what I have to work with?

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post #2 of 16
A lot of that people have that mobo (and that RAM). RAM clearance isn't much of an issue. You should be fine with nearly any cooler.
    
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tri-channel memory in dual channel aplication ?
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post #4 of 16
Antec Khuler 620, Corsair H50 would come to mind.
That seems very tight and one of the worst layout I've seen on any board.

3 sticks of ram, on a dual channel board. Not best idea. Either 2 or 4 sticks...
    
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post #5 of 16
You should try just 2x4GB of ram 3 sticks disable dual channel which will hurt performance.I would test that out if you havent already.

as far as heat sinks go my venomous works fine.and i have high heatspreaders.I just moved my fan up a few notches.All P67 and Z68 boards have bad spacing between the heatsink and ram
    
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post #6 of 16
Corsair H50/60/80 would work great. I have a similar motherboard as you with an H60 and it fits perfectly.
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There ya go. konoii, which fans are you using. it has a nice color to it.
    
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post #8 of 16
Why would you install 3 sticks of RAM on a dual-channel board? Noob mistake or what?
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post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by Master of Puppets;14430946 
My mobo (sig rig) doesn't allow for very much room to the side because of the RAM slots. What would be the best option for what I have to work with?

acZbR.jpg

Thanks!

Yeah, as the others have stated, your RAM is incorrect. The MSi P67 boards do NOT support triple channel RAM, only dual channel.

As far as coolers, just make sure you do research as far as size goes. Clearance may not be an issue with some, but depending on the fan config you want to do, it may lean against your RAM.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sp33d Junki3;14433259 
There ya go. konoii, which fans are you using. it has a nice color to it.

I'm using XIGMATEK XLF 120mm biggrin.gif They're really good fans. Not only do they look good, but they have great air flow and run fairly quiet at max rpm. Medium rpm they're almost silent.
Edited by konoii - 8/1/11 at 11:48pm
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