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Will it fit? (OCZ V2)

post #1 of 8
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I'm about to buy an OCZ Vendetta 2, however i'm not sure whether it will fit on the P35 DS3R?

The cooler has been known to completley cover the first two memory slots on some motherboards and I wondered if anybody knew if this would happen to me?
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Yes, it will fit.
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If I remember correctly, the DS3R is almost the same as the DS3L. I am actually using a Scythe Mugen which is definitely bigger the the Vendetta 2. My Mugen only covers one RAM slot with the fan. I can still use the slot if I use memory without any fancy tall heatsinks though.
 
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post #4 of 8
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I guess that'll mean i'll have to take my RAM cooler out then.
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by Outcasst View Post
I guess that'll mean i'll have to take my RAM cooler out then.
Yeah. You probably will unfortunately. You might try looking into the Xigmatek HDT-S1283. It's one of the top coolers, but it's a bit narrower than the Vendetta 2. I think it'd fit much better and allow you to keep your RAM cooler.
 
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post #6 of 8
It will fit but you won't be able to put the RAM cooler most likely. I installed a Tuniq Tower on a friends rig and had the same problem.
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
Yeah. You probably will unfortunately. You might try looking into the Xigmatek HDT-S1283. It's one of the top coolers, but it's a bit narrower than the Vendetta 2. I think it'd fit much better and allow you to keep your RAM cooler.
The OCZ V2 and the S1283 have the same dimensions.
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post #8 of 8
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Hmm. If I remove the RAM cooler wouldn't all the heat get sucked in to the heatsink? Creating the opposite effect
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