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post #1 of 16
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I dont about this issue i bought 2gb crucial 1066 ram couple hour ago when i ran prime95 for 5 min and i touched the ram sticks it freaking hot as hell after 3 second my finger burned almost is this normal?
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post #2 of 16
english please

but yes.. you are stressing them so of course they are going to get hot >_>
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post #3 of 16
i would get a fan on them asap. what volts are you pushing through them?
post #4 of 16
A fan on them is deriguer ! You need to keep air over them ..Dont exceed your max ramV either,,I found that out the stupid way !
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post #5 of 16
My chipset gets like that... the highs my chipset has gotten in numbers was 35c but i know the truth ow. But yes as there stressing there going to get hot, i remember a post a while back were somone took there inferd thermometer and took the temp of his ram and it was pushing something like 60c+ which is hotz.
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post #6 of 16
Agreed on putting a fan in front of your RAMs.

Here's a cheap way of how I cool my RAMs. All you need is a spare fan.

It's helps A LOT!

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post #7 of 16
er what how did you do that?
post #8 of 16
Ramsinks wouldn`t hurt either.
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by kazakia View Post
er what how did you do that?
The fan is sitting on his video card.

I have a 7600GT.. That would be a problem since the card isn't as long.. Hm..
And I have 4 sticks of RAM now. And they burn up like crazy since I run them full load 24/7.
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post #10 of 16
I imagine his crucial 1066's have heatspreaders...so a fan on them would be nice!

OR, if you like style, look at an OCz XTC Ram cooler!
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