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Air Cooler Clearance!! neeed help

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i have the i7-950 im bout to buy the CM hyper 212+ air cooler.

my motherboard is the sabertooth x58 and i have Gskill Ripjaw memory..

i feel like the memory modules are far enough from the CPU but just need an opinion or experience if it will clear my ram. also my case is the CM Storm Scout let me kno asap please
    
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the heatsink will clear the ram, the fans are somewhat adjustable for ram height on the 212
   
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H100 noctua nzxt Windows 7 64 bit 
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alright thanks your lifesaver =P ill let ya kno how it goes!
    
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Xeon x5660 @ 3.8ghz  Asus Sabertooth x58 RX 480 GTR @ 1300mhz 12gb Gskill/ballistix 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD BootDrive/ 1.5Tb Main Cool Master 212 Windows 7 64-bit 34" Ultrawide 
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Corsair k70 850w Corsair phanteks p400 Mx Master/Razer Naga 
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Corsair Extended 
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD BootDrive/ 1.5Tb Main Cool Master 212 Windows 7 64-bit 34" Ultrawide 
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Corsair k70 850w Corsair phanteks p400 Mx Master/Razer Naga 
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When I had a 212+ it cleared my Corsair Vengeance ram, which I think it higher than the Gskills you have. You should be good.
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Samsung 830 256 GB SSD, Sandisk Extreme Pro 480... LG Blu-Ray Heatkiller CPU Rev4.0 Ni-BL; Aquacomputer Kyrog... Windows 10 Pro 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2713HM Filco Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless Corsair AX1200i Case Labs SM8 
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