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Hi guys, I'm sure this topic has been beat to death but under search "Ram" is too short and returns nothing so sorry about asking again.

I want to OC my memory but i don't want to fry it. What's a good fan you guys would recommend?

Long list of them here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...93&name=Memory

I'm leaning towards the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835704001 mainly because they seem to be mainstream but I could be wrong. What do you think?
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post #2 of 17
RAM doesn't need active cooling. The simple airflow in your case is plenty to cool it.

Fill out your system specs in the User CP also.
post #3 of 17
Yeah just get some heatspreaders on your RAM and you should be good to go. Although I dont think there is much point in OCing your RAM only...or do you plan to OC the CPU with it?
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Everything will be OCed but this ram kit I'm OCing to over 2 ghz and I'd rather just put something decent in place and never thing twice about it.
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post #5 of 17
Don't worry about it. As long as you have airflow in your case your all set. Just make sure you have good overclocking ram. I guarantee you almost nobody on this forum uses additional ram cooling other than the heatspreaders that come with most ram modules as well as their cases airflow.
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Ahh ok, so something like the thermaltake one?
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post #7 of 17
I have a small fan running on my RAM 24/7...but I also, run mine at 2.25-2.3v
If you plan on going above 2.2v...active cooling is a good way to ensure your not ruining your RAM from temps. After all, I want to blow mine up, not melt them
post #8 of 17
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Everything will be OCed but this ram kit I'm OCing to over 2 ghz and I'd rather just put something decent in place and never thing twice about it.
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post #9 of 17
I think he means 'going to get 2gb's'...not 'going to OC 2ghz'
post #10 of 17
I use the antec spotcool

I like it as it cools the ram and my vid card

Its like $20
    
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