Originally Posted by stratplayer63
I have the NZXT M59 case, and i need a cpu cooler. Measured the clearance last night, to a point, and got around 6 5/8 inches, if i did it rightt. I also have ram with large heatsinks, Patriot Sector 5 4gb. Now, the question is, would the Silver arrow fit? and which does OCN consider higher priority, buying a 6950 or a heatsink?
After a quick google search it looks like your ram is about 42mm tall. Here's a post with Corsair Dominators
under the SA...they are 54mm tall and definitely won't fit under the SA or the front TY-140 fan. Unless you plan on OC'ing your ram I would remove the heatspreaders if you want a Push/Pull config...or you could leave em on and use a Pull/Pull config. Both give the same temps within 1c of each other.
That's a good deal on the dh-14 as well.
Both coolers are super quiet.