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Area 51 - Update 7 - My custom RAM cooler.
I got a package from McMaster Carr today with everything I needed to finish my RAM cooler.



This is the contents of my box.


I got 100 1.5" long 6-32 screws, 10 1.5" standoffs, and 100 nuts to go with the screws.


Two standoffs screwed together will serve as the legs for the cooler.


Here is the fan assembly. These fans will be replaced by Yate Loon medium speed fans




And here it is all put together.


I will also use the screws and nuts to mount fans.


Before installation.


Legs installed.


Screwed in.


Here you can see that there is barely any clearance between the ram and the fans. Perfect fit

Final shots:




This installation was much smoother than I expected. Everything just seemed to fit perfectly.
Hope you enjoyed
Edited by spRICE - 1/5/11 at 7:53pm
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post #262 of 454
That's surprisingly really clean for a home job.

Well done.
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post #263 of 454
Very nice, looking forwards to it being completed.
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That's surprisingly really clean for a home job.

Well done.
Thanks

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Very nice, looking forwards to it being completed.
Me too!
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RAM cooler looks good. See if you can re-thread those stand-offs so they line up top-to-bottom and make it look a little more consistent (my OCD would kill me with those).

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And I couldn't help but notice that your H50 is in dire need of a dusting. Your radiator needs to breath - give it some air man
Edited by CTRLurself - 1/5/11 at 8:37pm
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RAM cooler looks good. See if you can re-thread those stand-offs so they line up top-to-bottom and make it look a little more consistent (my OCD would kill me with those).


And I couldn't help but notice that your H50 is in dire need of a dusting. Your radiator needs to breath - give it some air man
Thanks! I will look into getting the standoffs lined up. And my whole computer will be dusted once it gets warmer outside and I can take it out to dust it.
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I just got nominated for Mod of the Month! January Mod of the Month (MOTM)
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And you're welcome! Make us proud man
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Thanks! I will look into getting the standoffs lined up. And my whole computer will be dusted once it gets warmer outside and I can take it out to dust it.
+1 on the dusting, but you really need to get your PC off the ground and away from that carpet. Give it a couple of feet clearance and you'll get half the dust in your PC.

+Rep for making an Alienware look reasonably cool (I was fairly skeptical at first), and congrats on the MoM nomination.
 
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+1 on the dusting, but you really need to get your PC off the ground and away from that carpet. Give it a couple of feet clearance and you'll get half the dust in your PC.

+Rep for making an Alienware look reasonably cool (I was fairly skeptical at first), and congrats on the MoM nomination.
Thanks for the suggestion
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