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Will this heatsink work better?

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I have noticed that in my AI suite it states on the CPU fan control that a downward airflow fan is required. Will this help cool the Vrm's. The one I have been looking into is the Cooler Master Gemin II 524 with the 120mm fan, was going to put on a red led PWM fan that is 140mm instead. I was wondering if the Cooler Master Gemin II 524 would mount over the vrm's facing the rear of the case. I now I have enough case room have a Rosewill Ultra Gaming tower. Please can anyone shine some light on this ? Thank you all that reply

Forgot to add that currently running a AMD 8320 on the 990fx 2.0 kitty, with a Coolermaster N520 heatsink
Edited by Nobsod35 - 3/15/14 at 5:44pm
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That depends if you plan to OC at all.
I don't see enough performance increase between those two coolers.
Will it work? Stock settings probably, but not near enough to OC without having temp issues.

You can cool the VRMs better with most any case fan by attaching it zip ties or whatever you can come up with to blow directly onto the VRM HS.
I've even seen some use Ram Coolers with a slight mod placed over the VRM's.
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