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Dominator GT, Bent heatsink?

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Hello, I recently received 2 2x2GB kits and I noticed that each kit had one module which has a heatsink that doesn't even touch the DRAMs at one side.

The remaining modules are bent as well, though not as severely and touches the DRAMs, barely.

Will this be a problem?

The kit: CMT4GX3M2A2000C8

I would provide picture if I could. Sadly I don't have anything with good enough picture quality to show this.
 
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post #2 of 5
well if the thermal pad isnt touching the it aint going to cool, I would contact corsair and say they there are unfit for use. Its expensive ram and you shouldn't settle for bad build quality.

Was the packaging damaged?
Edited by andrewmchugh - 8/16/11 at 6:23am
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Not sure if there is a thermalpad there at all.
Looks like thermalpaste.

The problem is that I live in Norway. Shipping it to US/CA and then back.. Would take months.

*Edit: No Damage on the package.
Edited by Bloodcore - 8/16/11 at 8:18am
 
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I think I remember someone saying that Dominator heatsinks weren't designed for elpida DRAMs which is slightly higher than the normal DRAMs used in Corsairs Dominator RAM-Series.

Could this be the reason?
 
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post #5 of 5
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I've sent an email to the shop.
Seems they've stopped selling that RAM though.

Hopefully they'll have a solution.
Expensive RAM shouldn't have this low quality.


*Damn, Triple-post.
Edited by Bloodcore - 8/16/11 at 8:07am
 
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