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I took off the heatsink on one of my Vengeance rams so I could fit my fan over it. It hasn't done anything yet and I'm not overclocking the ram so should it be fine? thumb.gif
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post #2 of 6
I would think it would be fine. Especially not OC'd. Ram don't get that hot unless your pumping more voltage into them with a high OC to boot.
post #3 of 6
That's perfectly fine. In fact, it doesn't really need them even if you were overclocking.
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The Samsung ULV RAM that everyone overclocks a ton and adds .15 more volts to doesn't have heatsinks on it. It's still completely fine on speeds like 2133MHz and 1.5v. The RAM should be fine. Anymore, the heatsinks are (mostly) for looks.

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All is good,I do remember how many old DDR2 RAM sticks I've used back in the day had no heatspreaders.
Even today,there are some DDR3s that don't have them,like that Samsung RAM...
Many heatspreaders are there just to provide "bling"...
post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by Samurai Batgirl View Post

Anymore, the heatsinks are (mostly) for looks.
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Exactly. I'm running the Samsung RAM at 1.65V @ 7-7-7-24 and it stays perfectly cool with no heat spreaders.
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