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XIGMATEK Dark Knight II vs. Prolimatech Megahalems Black

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This will go into a build using:

Case - Corsair 350D
Mobo - Asus Maximus VI Gene
Ram - Adata XPG V2

Here are the main priorities:

1. Doesnt block ram slots
2. Cooling ability
3. Fan compatibility (hoping to use cougar dual-x white fans when they become available)
4. Other important factors that I haven't thought of...

Which one should I get?
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1) Unless you're using absurdly tall vengeance modules both is okay, in fact most heatsinks out there won't block up to a Ripjaws.X
2) Megahalems will eat other single tower heatsinks for lunch ... Much less SD1283
3) Of course they will all fit
4) Nope, there's nothing more. Unless you have absurdly tall VRM heatsinks which is not a given most of the time
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 ASRock X370 SLI Killer Zotac GTX1070 "FE" with ID Cooling Frostflow 240G Crucial BallistiX Sport LP 16GB 8x2GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Zotac SSD Premium 480GB OCZ Vector 180 480GB Hitachi 7K3000 3TB 7200rpm ID Cooling Frostflow 240L 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
ID Cooling Frostflow 240G Phanteks F140MP x2 CoolerMaster Silencio FP120 x2 Phanteks F140SP 
CoolingMonitorKeyboardPower
Delta AFB1212SH x2 Dell U2713HM CM Storm MECH FSP Aurum PT 1200 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Pro Logitech G102 Tesoro Aegis X3 Virtus.Pro AKG K7XX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 6700k Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 Depends Depends 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorKeyboard
Plextor M5S Depends Dell U2312HM CM Storm Quickfire Rapid-i 
PowerMouse
FSP Aurum PT 1200 CM Storm Mizar 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2600 4GHz Gigabyte Z77X D3H Intel HD Graphics 2000 obviously Kingston HyperX Genesis 4X4GB DDR3 1600 
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As Dave said the Megahalems is a much better cooler. thumb.gif
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