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post #11 of 21
I like it BigKriss.

Show us what you end up with when its all said and done.
post #12 of 21
Thread Starter 
Yup,will do..

As for the ram not heating up,Im pushing 2.34 V through my teamEXtrem with this Maximus Formula mobo..trust me,it gets hot !!
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by JoBlo69 View Post
I don't see how it would stay on there. Is there some sort of a 'pinching' method going on? Or is it dependent on gravity/orientation??

Cool idea none the less.
I think its just dangling there on an angle.
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post #14 of 21
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Originally Posted by cs_maan View Post
I think its just dangling there on an angle.
What`s on top is on the bottom..pull the zipties tighter and it pulls towards one another..
Not just hanging from the top alone..
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post #15 of 21
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Originally Posted by BigKriss View Post
To update this,
Been making a tri fan cooler for a week now and finally finished the prototype.
3x 60mm 12v fans,and some ally plate..
Its a prototype coz I screwed up measuring and had to add a bracket.
Clips over the ram locks and works well..Will have some "frames" professionally cut and bent..
Ill post the final version soon.
Well done.

Looks like the Crucial dominator cooler though....but it at least looks better.

However, is it more effective?.

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigKriss View Post
Yup,will do..

As for the ram not heating up,Im pushing 2.34 V through my teamEXtrem with this Maximus Formula mobo..trust me,it gets hot !!
Certainly does. those who think cooling RAM isn't important are gravely mistaken. (probably the same individuals who think WC a HDD is worthwhile ) my system wont boot enless my dominator cooler sits over my modules.
post #16 of 21
I've been doing this for a year now.

I place my fan on my video card instead of using zip ties.

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post #17 of 21
If it works, that's all that matters
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post #18 of 21
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I was about to do something similar, but ram doesn't need fans on them... they really don't even need those heatsinks.
Disagree completely...

My OCZ RAM has the nice heatsinks on em, and they get bloody hot!

If they had nothing on em, they would roast
    
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post #19 of 21
Oh yeah.
I just sat a fan on top of the video card too.
Works great.
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post #20 of 21
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I had the fan lose on the Vid card as well..But every time I LAN I had to remove it or at least put it somewhere where it would not fall over and roll around..
Anyhow,the professionally made 3 fan jobs are almost complete..I did find that putting the fans up against the ram was not as effective as moving them back about 10mm though..
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320 G s-ata ,x2 250 G s-ata x2. Asus QuieTrack/Samsung.20x . WIN 7 RC. 2X Acer AL2216W lcd 22" and CMV Ct-720D 19". lcd. 
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