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Hey all I just got me some mushkin redline, and I cant get the fan and shroud back on my ac64 due to the heatspreaders being taller than the actual ram.

So I zip tied on a thinner fan at a lower cfm and temps are horrible. Now my question about the tuniq is how high of the cpu does it sit. I.E. how much clearance between the cpu and the fins does it have. I nees to know if this cooler would work over my ram.

I really don get why these 939 boards have the ram slots so close to the cpu. Thanks in advance for any help and advice.
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The fins start 5.5CM above the case of the heatsink, you're clearance should be fine.
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7cm on mine
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Thanks ninja, as I was peeved to not be abkle to mount my vantec tornado and shroud on my cooler. Looks like the tuniq will work for me. I dont know why mushkin made there heatspreaders like they are. But I was reading it was a redesighn to help keep the chips cooler. Looks like Im ordering the tunig.
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Thanks ninja, as I was peeved to not be abkle to mount my vantec tornado and shroud on my cooler. Looks like the tuniq will work for me. I dont know why mushkin made there heatspreaders like they are. But I was reading it was a redesighn to help keep the chips cooler. Looks like Im ordering the tunig.
you wont be dissapointed, a great CPU cooler
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Thanks ninja, as I was peeved to not be abkle to mount my vantec tornado and shroud on my cooler. Looks like the tuniq will work for me. I dont know why mushkin made there heatspreaders like they are. But I was reading it was a redesighn to help keep the chips cooler. Looks like Im ordering the tunig.
Why don't you just move your RAM to the other DIMM slots?

I had my Patriots in the black slots in dual channel on that board for a long time.

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