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post #11 of 17
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Thanks for the replies everyone.

So if I had to choose only between the hyper 212 and the V6GT which one should I buy for use with the MSI z77A-GD65?

If the V6GT blocks the frist two slots on that mobo can I still use slots 3 and 4 for dual channeling the RAM or is there a requirement that the first slot should be populated first or all 4 should be populated at the same time?

Sorry, I wouldn't buy either one. Where on our big blue marble do you live? What other coolers are available at similar prices?

Use of RAM slots is dependent on how tall your RAM is. I use low profile RAM.. 32mm.. and it fit's under all coolers. Even my 37mm tall ram fits under them but usless you have a 175mm CPU clearance to side panel a 140mm fan won't fit. Many cases are in the 160-165mm range. With my 32mm RAM I can just fit a 140mm fan on it in my Define R2 case. R2 spec is 165mm CPU clearance. Add 8mm to mobo minus 2mm ram to mobo minus 32mm RAM = 139mm .. Good thing Fractal Design's 165mm spec is conservative.biggrin.gif
post #12 of 17
I would also suggest a difrent cooler, I think the 2 were discusting will both potencialy block the ram. Just listen to the above poster^^^
     
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biggrin.gif what Elohim says! Assuming you have 170mm CPU clearance!
Edited by doyll - 1/26/13 at 9:35am
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Hi Edsai,
Can you help me on something?

I have an Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3 Motherboard, and 4x4GB Kingston Hyper X T1 Ram

I was planning on Buying a Cooler Master V6GT and replace my Hyper X Rams with Crucial Tactical Tracers,

Will the CM V6GT fit with Tactical Tracers Rams on my Asrock Motherboard?



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post #16 of 17
I think the crucial ram is low enough to fit underneath the cooler. If not, then you can always get 2x8 gb.
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post #17 of 17
Thanks for the reply!

Yes, 2x8GB would be a good idea!

8GB single stick would be hard to find here in our city, and i don't trust the process of ordering to shops online...sorry, but thanks though!
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