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Hey guys quick question, I am looking at getting an aftermarket CPU cooler and one thing that concerns me is that I have the corsair vengeance ram which has the tall heat sinks on it, I was wondering what coolers would be compatible with this setup. Or would it be better to just go with the H100?
post #2 of 11
I have Corsair Vengeance with a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus. No problem for me.
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post #3 of 11
for FX 4100?
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yes, my main concern is just the clearance I will have between the heat sink and the ram
post #5 of 11
My vote is the H100, got mine recently and love it rolleyes.gif
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by Kolmain View Post

My vote is the H100, got mine recently and love it rolleyes.gif

The H100 is nice but it can be a little costly.
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post #7 of 11
h80 isnt neccesary for a FX 4100 NH U12P/CM V6 GT/TT frio/ in case u want a heatsink for low price

venomous x, zalman 11x, FRIO OCK, Prolimatech megahlem in case you want a "small heatsink" with good performance

corsair h60, antec h2o 620, corsair h80, antec h2o 920 in case you want a close loop

more than that is overkill unless you for to upgrade in the future ur CPU
post #8 of 11
tall ram ruins lives.
    
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Otterclock View Post

tall ram ruins lives.

LOL? depends if you have corsair hxx you dont care but when you have a big boy(nh d14/silver arrow) you are scared biggrin.gif
post #10 of 11
I don't think the H100 can fit in Antec 900 case. Better go with a H80 and u can match it with ur Corsair ram.
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