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what would be best way to kool my ram? its not runing very hot at all... but as summer aproaches i dont wanna take any chances. Right now it just gets air flow from my BT and i always leave the side of my case off.

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A fan works great, Here are some ways you can set it up Link
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what would be best way to kool my ram? its not runing very hot at all... but as summer aproaches i dont wanna take any chances. Right now it just gets air flow from my BT and i always leave the side of my case off.
This is a little more on the expensive end, but koolance makes this liquid ram cooler. If you are running dual channel, it will be a little tough unless you have 4 sticks as this only covers 1a,1b or 2a,2b slots.
http://www.xoxide.com/ramwaterblocks.html
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Active RAM cooling is only really necessary in extreme overclocking situations. The vast majority of overclocking taking place on o/c.net will not require active RAM cooling. You could rig up a couple of 40mm fans on top of the RAM to actively cool it, but it won’t yield any real benefits imo.

The set up you have currently should be just fine.

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Active RAM cooling is only really necessary in extreme overclocking situations. The vast majority of overclocking taking place on o/c.net will not require active RAM cooling. You could rig up a couple of 40mm fans on top of the RAM to actively cool it, but it won’t yield any real benefits imo.

The set up you have currently should be just fine.

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i need active cooling myself on my old patriot once i crossed the 550 mark (275 FSB) of course it was with 3.1 volts. maybe ur right, i am a little noob at overclocking if u cant tell
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if the ram has a heatspreader on it, its more than sufficient unless you really OCin it to hell and puttin a lot of voltage into it... but as people have said if you still want better cooling, rig up a 40-60mm fan to blow over it...
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