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Corsair Dominator Airflow worth $?

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Corsair Dominator Airflow:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...OTC-GOOGLEBASE

are they worth it? i am thinking of using them on my ram, and modding another to cool my sli gpu's.

anyone have them? experiences? are they loud? cuz i am a quiet freak.
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post #2 of 6
It would be alright for the GPU's if you put them inbetween the cards, yeah.
But if you overclock your RAM - especially with the Reaper HPC - you will notice that they don't get overly hot and to have an actual fan blowing on them is pretty much overkill. The Reaper HPC, so I hear, is sufficient in supporting the RAM to high voltages
Also, you have to think: Where will the Dominator Fan's be getting the air from to blow onto your RAM? Air doesn't come from nowhere and since they're inside the case, you have to make sure the case has a decent airflow, so cooler air is pushed onto the RAM to give it cooling, if it was going to help at all.

So, in my opinion, they aren't worth it. The Reaper HPC's will be just fine.
    
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post #3 of 6
If you are really going to push that ram with a lot of voltage and high clocks, they might be worth it... ortherwise no.
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post #4 of 6
i love mine..plus it adds some aesthetics to your case.
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The OCZ one is pretty good too. Really bright blue leds...

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=21145

REVIEW HERE:http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/OCZ/XTCMemoryCooler
    
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post #6 of 6
i dont think it is needed as long as you have a good airflow in your case.
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