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Simple question is simple. Would I see ANY kinds of improvements as far as OC'ing potential goes, or is this just more for looks?
 
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post #2 of 12
Eh, for me it was just for the looks.

But then again I know my RAM is staying cool.
post #3 of 12
Not necessary
The heatsinks on the RAM will be more than enough to cool the RAM
If your case has good cooling (and I assume it does because you have 6 fans installed) you don't have to worry about separate RAM fans..
post #4 of 12
It's all looks, it doesn't do anything. Plus whit most heatsinks it'll cause space issues.
post #5 of 12
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Yeah, my case has plenty of air flow. I just got a few bucks for my B-Day, and I'm looking into how I'll be spending it, that's all.
 
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post #6 of 12
Perhaps you can install another fan, for an even "better" airflow.
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post #7 of 12
It is only aesthetic if you are mildly clocked, the heatsink will adequately cool the RAM. Although if you got some D9's or something and are pushing it hard for benching then I would reccomend to get RAM fans.
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post #8 of 12
Unless you use a test bench as case and therefore don't have decent airflow, you won't need RAM fans. Otherwise, nope. Maybe if you noticed the temps were getting too high.
post #9 of 12
I run an A70 on my P55 board & I can tell you I cannot run any ram that is to high or ram coolers. the A70 is just to big to allow that. Its all really just got looks anyways
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
I run an A70 on my P55 board & I can tell you I cannot run any ram that is to high or ram coolers. the A70 is just to big to allow that. Its all really just got looks anyways
Pretty much all of the big boys when it comes to heatsinks do this, my hyper 212+ would just barely allow it. Any of the bigger and better heatsinks is a no go.
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