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post #11 of 40
think it should be okay for everything else but you might have some problems with the ram because its going to be cutting it real close since that is a big cooler and you have to 38mm fans, i don't think its going to clear it, but idk how tall the megahelms are tho
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post #12 of 40
This is why I swapped my Vengeance for XMS3's...

I don't see the point in 55mm High Ram heatsinks for 1.5v RAM.
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post #13 of 40
i took these photos when setting up my pc. g skill snipers and silver arrow clearance

post #14 of 40
What about the vengeance low profile ram? Any good?
    
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post #15 of 40
I apparently have the old model of the G.Skill Sniper series, it's green and does not contain any extra junk on the top of the module, all I can find now is a new black sniper series which has quite a bit of extra heatspreader coming past the top of the module, it's basically the teeth but the gaps are filled in.

They appear to be the same height as the Ripjaw ones too, hmm..
post #16 of 40
Being as ugly as it is, I'm considering PNY Optima a good choice over the Ripjaw with teeth, and black G.Skill Sniper series with a taller heat spreader.
post #17 of 40
Im trying to decide between Corsair Vengeance LP and Kingston HyperX
    
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post #18 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by jabroni View Post
Im trying to decide between Corsair Vengeance LP and Kingston HyperX
I'd go with the Corsairs due to them having slightly tighter timings and being slightly cheaper.


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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado View Post
Being as ugly as it is, I'm considering PNY Optima a good choice over the Ripjaw with teeth, and black G.Skill Sniper series with a taller heat spreader.
Check out Mushkin with the Frostbyte heat spreader, it's super low profile.
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post #19 of 40
i like my snipers, although my 212+ doesn't even come close to my ram... so meh
   
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post #20 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by jabroni View Post
Im trying to decide between Corsair Vengeance LP and Kingston HyperX
I like the look of both of those, trying to find DDR3 1333 versions of it though.
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