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post #11 of 24
the Prolimatech Armageddon is a cooler that is specifically designed to not block ram slots due to its slim design. Unfortunately with this cooler you would have to buy a separate AM3 mounting system.

Not sure of the budget here, but that cooler is awfully pricey.

Also if you don't mind water in your case the H50 would def not block RAM.

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i would say the CM hyper 212+ cooler but i just looked on newegg and its $60 now!!! *** i got mine for like $30 4 months ago
WHAT!!??? they changed the price of the 212+? This is a travesty.
post #12 of 24
Its still cheap on amazon guys. Newegg is not the only place to buy PC components...
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Its still cheap on amazon guys. Newegg is not the only place to buy PC components...
I wasn't concerned with the newegg price, I just thought that CM got wise on the performance/price and changed the pricing throughout. Good to know thats not the case though.
post #14 of 24
Cooler Master Hyper 212+ or Scythe Mugen 2 don't lock your RAM slots, it depend on the budget and if you want more agressive overclocks, best the Mugen 2 of course, but more expensive...
post #15 of 24
H50 @ best buy for $59
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post #16 of 24
Get the H50. Even though some of those other good performing coolers allow you to put a memory module in, it will still go over the slot making hard to remove or replace the module without first removing the heatsink.

No argument, H50 is small and has a great price tag. Even if it means going a little over your budget it is worth it.
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Wait, isn't the Scythe MUGEN 2 massive?
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Wait, isn't the Scythe MUGEN 2 massive?
noctua NH-D14 is bigger
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post #19 of 24
How about the V10? I'm sure that's on eof the largest air cooled heatsinks around.
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How about the V10? I'm sure that's on eof the largest air cooled heatsinks around.
From what i hear, its not as effective as the others people have mentioned; its really pricey from the look of it!
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