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post #1 of 9
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Hi guys.
i was thinking of to buy ram fans but some people told me its useless and ram doesn't get HOT..
what do you think?is it really helpful?should i get 2 of them?
it looks like this:
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post #2 of 9
Cooling for the RAM for the most part is never needed. you would also need to make sure you have the space on the motherboard.

If the sticks seem to be really hot, then you might want to consider it, or maybe you are overclocking way too much (but that doesn't exist now does it) otherwise you should be alright.
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post #3 of 9
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I am using thermeltake level 10 gt case and Asus Rampage IV Extreme mb...will it fit?i want to get 2 of those.
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post #4 of 9
Waste of money and time. A decent case should provide enough air flow that when you stick your hands inside, you should feel air moving. At least that's the case with my case...hahah.

RAM shouldn't get hot enough to need a fan actively blowing on it. A few years ago it was proven that some ram spreaders actually trap heat as opposed to move it.
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post #5 of 9
No, you shouldn't.
post #6 of 9
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I am using thermeltake level 10 gt case and Asus Rampage IV Extreme mb...will it fit?i want to get 2 of those.

What Sylon said, no need for it. You might as well go spend your money elsewhere, perhaps better CPU cooling?
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post #7 of 9
If you're not using ddr2 with 2.3v ..It's not necessary smile.gif
 
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post #8 of 9
Don't bother. I tried it once, felt a bit stupid for even thinking it was worth while. Then got some good heat spreaders.
post #9 of 9
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I don't want to get a water cooling maybe in the future but not now...can you guys suggest me with which cool things i should get?last time i bought new fans and new colored cables to make my build more "beauty"..you can see in my signature how does my pc looks now..and yea forget about the ram fans lol >.>
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