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... Does it have to fit on the dominator ram or can it be fitted to any mobo/ram dimm's ?

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post #2 of 9
it fits on any mobo / ram
i have it on my Asus Commando and OCZ Ram.
so no problems here
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Yes, but I've heard stories that their held by clips that doesn't do the job as good since they have a tendency to vibrate everywhere. I personally have the OCZ XTC cooler, and even though it's not a tight fit, it doesn't bother me as much.
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Yes, but I've heard stories that their held by clips that doesn't do the job as good since they have a tendency to vibrate everywhere. I personally have the OCZ XTC cooler, and even though it's not a tight fit, it doesn't bother me as much.
It doesn't vibrate, I have one and the clips are so damn tight that it barely budges.
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post #5 of 9
Its a great ram cooler and doesn't budge on my board (no loosening due to vibrations). A bit noisy for the first 4-5 seconds of operation but then not bad at all after that. Good luck.
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i`ve had the OCZ XTC Cooler and that was extremely silent and it fitted perfectly.
but i like the looks of the Dominator better and it`s just as quiet, only it moves a really tiny bit, while the XTC was rock solid.
but that could just be mine
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post #8 of 9
I have the dominator cooler, I had it when I used to have ballistix ram, and it worked fine, and now with my current dominators it works fine too. It makes no noise or vibrations for me, and cools the ram well enough.
    
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I have the Dominator and OCZ XTC.

I find that both are quiet, however the Dominator has a lot more vibration due to 3 smaller fans at higher rpms than the 2 60mm at low rpm of the OCZ XTC.

However, the OCZ XTC has a metal mesh in front of the fans, which horribly reduces CFM, so if you want to increase the CFM output while decreasing noise, you can remove the mesh.

Also, the Dominator is a bit smaller (around 40mm wide) compared to the OCZ (around 60mm wide), and is a bit higher, so it gives you more space for a CPU cooler, while it also blocks more air to it.
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