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Memory water cooling is useful with waterblock or not? What is your experience?

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post #2 of 9
Pointless, only do it for aesthetics. RAM barely gets hot enough to require air cooling, let alone water cooling.
Edited by Davayy - 12/9/12 at 12:04pm
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No reason to.
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Do it, and your HDD too.
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Dont forget to water sleve your wires for maximum amp flow rate
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If you're planning to make a dead-air system using water cooling, then all chips that get hot need to be cooled, the RAM included. If you're still going to have decent airflow across the board, then it's really just aesthetic. In the case of severely overclocked RAM, it would avoid the need for having significant airflow across the RAM sinks though.
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If you're planning to make a dead-air system using water cooling, then all chips that get hot need to be cooled, the RAM included.

Not true. Modern RAM will run fine on purely passive cooling at rated speeds.

On topic, no real reason too unless you are going for some insane overclocks (in which case look for an LN2 pot tongue.gif), or you just want it for the looks.
    
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Not true. Modern RAM will run fine on purely passive cooling at rated speeds.
On topic, no real reason too unless you are going for some insane overclocks (in which case look for an LN2 pot tongue.gif), or you just want it for the looks.

Dead-Air != Passive Cooling. Passive cooling works fine as long as the RAM has a heat spreader; I've personally had value RAM (no spreader) start chucking errors left and right from overheating in a passive cooled system after about 4 hours with memtest86+.
post #9 of 9
RAM blocks are very very restrictive.
RAM doesn't really get all that hot.
If you are worried about it or want to OC your RAM, get a RAM air cooling fan thingy.
If you have too much money and you want the bling, then go ahead and water cool your RAM.

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