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post #11 of 18
Yet stock heatspreaders with a cheap 80mm case fan hung on with wire works better.
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post #12 of 18
Thermodynamic RAM cooler? That makes no sense. Clearly the somebody at either VR Zone or Thermaltake doesn't know what they are talking about.

Also, the article you linked to is VR Zone, so the thread title should reflect this.
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post #13 of 18
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Yes, but you will likely need an oil based solvent and a way to heat the memory up to get the heatspreaders off without risking damage.
All the Ballistix I've owned(4 pair) have never been epoxied to the heat-spreader. They all use metal clips and a strip of thermal tape. If you removed the metal clip it the heat spreaders would simply fall off.
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post #14 of 18
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Placing DIMMs close to the CPU socket, esp on systems with integrated memory controlers, is not silly, it's a necessity. Shorter traces mean a better signal and less potential latency.
I know but there's close and then there's silly close, and then there's designing tall heatsinks for ram sticks that don't take current aftermarket air cooler designs into account at all.
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post #15 of 18
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If it fits on DDR2&3 it's probably going to fit DDR1.
= Sarcasm.
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post #16 of 18
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All the Ballistix I've owned(4 pair) have never been epoxied to the heat-spreader. They all use metal clips and a strip of thermal tape. If you removed the metal clip it the heat spreaders would simply fall off.
Mine are stuck, I just tried it before, they seem to have glued the thermal tape to the Heatspreader and Chips, I'll try later with a heated object to remove the stick from the tape.
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post #17 of 18
These are cool, but what material are they made out of??
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These are cool, but what material are they made out of??
Aluminum.
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