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hey guys, didnt know if you knew about this but i just found out and i really like how they look:

memory4.jpg

here is the link to their website:
http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/chipset-waterblocks/four-slot-memory-waterblock/

what do you guys think?
i know ram doesnt really need to be watercooled, and that its mainly for aesthetics but seeing as i was planning on buying a Mips Ram block, these might take my money instead.

BUT I HAVE ONE PROBLEM. i dont have corsair dominator ram mad.gif

guys think they'll be any way to make it work without the dominator ram?

lets discuss! biggrin.gif
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I really doubt it will work on non-Dominators. Most of RAM sticks do not have the completely flat surface of Dominators (after you remove the top fins) so the block would be touching very little of the heatsinks of any other RAM, making the already little advantage into a useless one.

If you are looking for light over RAM, why not get a blue LED fan for RAM?
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maybe using a single stick module like this could work:
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the ram fan led lighting is too bright for me. and im looking for interchangeable lights anyway, as i plan on using red 3mm leds for this block.
i have the corsair ram fan but its time to move on.
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So you have to use Dominator RAM? That really sucks.
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RAM blocks do nothing anyways.. its more for the look. Im sure it could be adapted to fit other RAM.
    
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RAM blocks do nothing anyways.. its more for the look. Im sure it could be adapted to fit other RAM.

I just want to fill up my case with blocks and fittings.
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post #7 of 13
I was very tempted to get the EK RAM blocks for my new build but the cost of having to buy two blocks plus a set of Dominators was just too ridiculous considering it would be purely for aesthetics...
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Originally Posted by iCrap View Post

RAM blocks do nothing anyways.. its more for the look. Im sure it could be adapted to fit other RAM.

I know, I stated that in the first post, but yes im hopeful i can dig up something about getting these to work. I emailed XSPC and asked them about it, hopefully i can get some good response out of it.
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I just want to fill up my case with blocks and fittings.

exactly thumb.gif
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I was very tempted to get the EK RAM blocks for my new build but the cost of having to buy two blocks plus a set of Dominators was just too ridiculous considering it would be purely for aesthetics...

i hear ya, i was wanting to do the same thing. when i was looking at ram i realized how many excellent sets of ram there are out there that dont have the over priced name of corsair dominator all over them.
went with gskill, been happy with em since.
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Im thinking at trying out Bitspower memory blocks, the colors can fit most builds ...
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got an update for ya guys!

i emailed xspc about this and they are in fact designing additional plates that can be mounted to the block to accommodate non-dominator series ram.
expected release is just a few weeks.
heck yeah! biggrin.gif
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