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You can always just slide thew fan on the 212+ up a bit to fit your RAM.
I can't because I have my Hyper 212+ in a North-South config, so its actually hitting the side of the heatsink, not the fan.
    
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By the way, if this is the kind of answer you were looking for.
8gb RAM > 6gb RAM > 4gb RAM
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always found that 4gb isn't enough 6gb is perfect just about and 8gb may be too much but i play games all day 6gb seems to work perfect for me
    
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I can't because I have my Hyper 212+ in a North-South config, so its actually hitting the side of the heatsink, not the fan.
Ah. Ok. You could always go for something like this then. Dirt cheap compared to a few weeks ago, and if you sell off your current kit you make most of it back.

Anyone who tells you Patriot Memory isnt good doesn't know what they are talking about.
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post #15 of 22
depends... if you populate every single ram slot then overclocking can be a tad bit more difficult as opposed to a less populated configuration... so i would always go with bigger capacity dimms, i.e (2x4gb) vs (4x2gb)... but with ram more is generally better
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4GB should be all u need if all you do is game and use computer for basic stuff. Once you start rocking Dual high end GPUs, High end CPU then you would want over 6GB. I cant think of a game that would need over 4GB but run fin with GTX460.
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8GB helps with blu-ray FILES...
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post #18 of 22
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depends... if you populate every single ram slot then overclocking can be a tad bit more difficult as opposed to a less populated configuration... so i would always go with bigger capacity dimms, i.e (2x4gb) vs (4x2gb)... but with ram more is generally better
Well I won't be overclocking on this motherboard anyway. I've heard nasty stories about it catching fire.
    
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post #19 of 22
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Well I won't be overclocking on this motherboard anyway. I've heard nasty stories about it catching fire.
Good man.
I dont touch MSI motherboards recently.
The best caps in the world mean nothing if they are tied to crap Power phases and junk circuitry.
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Good man.
I dont touch MSI motherboards recently.
The best caps in the world mean nothing if they are tied to crap Power phases and junk circuitry.
Yeah... The only reason I got this motherboard is because my dad thought he got a good deal on it, but he didn't do much research. If it were up to me I would have gotten a full size board that doesn't explode
    
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