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Anyone out there have this setup? Looking to see which coolers will fit with 4 sticks of RAM in the board. I've been looking at the Scythe MUGEN-2 Rev. B and the Megahalem, but don't want to purchase until I have a better feel for it.

I currently have 2x2GB in slots 3/4 (outer slots), but want to expand to 4x2GB here in the next month or so.

I haven't yet bought a cooler and want to see if it (or any other top-end coolers) will work in conjunction with all four ram slots filled.

If anyone has any pics of their setup, please post up!
Edited by Metonymy - 6/12/10 at 6:01pm
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I had a setup similar to that.

It is going to be very hard to use all 4 RAM slots with something other than stock. Even the Venomous X might get in the way. You should probaly just buy low profile RAM, like OCZ Platinum or Generic G.Skill. If it doesn't have tall heatspreaders any CPU cooler would fit. I had a Mugen 2 and NH-D14 right next to the memory and it did not come close to hitting the sticks.
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I have this RAM:



It has a heatsink built onto it, but it's still low profile. Hopefully I can get it in there without issue.

Now to decide... the Mugen or the Megahalems...
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Sorry for the rate reply, but yes it will work fine with heatspreaders like that. On another note, I actually just got that motherboard lol. I will be using it in a secondary rig with a 9800gt.




Is that the G.Skill ECO kit? Does it work well with your board and CPU? I'm going to be getting an Athlon II x4 620 so I want to know how that memory works out.
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I've got the motherboard

As long as you have RAM that doesn't have heatsinks sticking above it, it'll be fine.
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I have the motherboard. Tall ram chips won't fit. I have the Gskill Ripjaw series and the heat spreaders will block my heatsink if I try to set it in a push configuration instead of pull.
    
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Sorry for the rate reply, but yes it will work fine with heatspreaders like that. On another note, I actually just got that motherboard lol. I will be using it in a secondary rig with a 9800gt.




Is that the G.Skill ECO kit? Does it work well with your board and CPU? I'm going to be getting an Athlon II x4 620 so I want to know how that memory works out.
Indeed I do have the ECO kit. It's the 1.35V RAM. Works beautifully.

The board auto-clocks it to 9-9-9-24 even though it's rated at 7-8-7-24.

I have mine clocked down to 7-7-7-20 and it's purring along, still at 1.35V.

I have the Althlon II x4 630 processor. This little setup is a champ. I don't have it OC'd (yet), but will be doing so after I get a cooler and learn more about OC'ing. And if you're worried about processor price, the 630 just dropped in price from $99 to $79 at my local Fry's. Do some looking around online and I have no doubt you can find a great deal on it if you aren't too stuck on the 620.

I'll be getting another 2x2GB pack for the other slots now that I know it will fit. I'm sure I'll love having 8GB of RAM in here.

Oh, and PS... I decided to get the Megahalems and will be using two Gentle Typhoons in a push/pull config.
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If I buy 2 different sets of RAM, one low profile form g.skill and a pair of ripjaws for 4x2gb, my cooler is a dark knight and I place the low profile ram in the first ram slots, will they have priority over thew other ram because the low profile ram will have a latency of 9 while the ripjaws have a latency of 7 and I wanted to know how it would affect performance. I have a 890gpa-ud3h mobo from gigabyte.confused.gif
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I have 890GPA + 4x2 a-data RAM (with small heatsink) + noctua D14 with two 14cm fan
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