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does this fan work well, and how is it mounted? i was thinking of getting one but i wasn't sure if i could mount it on g.skill ram on a gigabyte ds3l. also, would it be just as effective to use a diff fan, like a 80mm tornado. and how would i mount that?
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Can't see why not, the fact is it's designed to cool Dominator ram which is like twice as tall a G-Skill dimms. You'll be fine.
 
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It works well since the small fans only blow on the RAM and not next to it. It mounts on the retention mechanism, so it fits on any ATX board and RAM.

An 80mm tornado would probably cool more, although it would disrupt airflow enough not to make it worth it, as well as the unneeded noise. Some people have already put two 60mm fans, which will cool better and also looks better. They used (I say they but I only remember one case) the motherboard backside screws, stacked them high, and used that to screw the fans in. It depends on the motherboard, though.
Edited by Adrienspawn - 6/10/08 at 4:59pm
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itll work fine
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could you find some pictures or a link of the 2 60mm fans mounted to the back mobo screws?
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