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CORSAIR CMXAF2 Fan, waste of money?

post #1 of 10
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Got $20 today for doing basically absolutely nothing. Just wondering if buying this to cool Corsair Vengeance 8GB would be a waste of money.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181008

I'm going to overclock the RAM if that means anything.

Yeeeep.
post #2 of 10
Yeah, those fans don't make a difference in performance/OCing. However, it looks cool. Your call man.
     
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As long as your case has decent ventilation, it should be fine without the fan.
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post #4 of 10
Eh. If you've got the money to burn, grab it. It'll only help.
post #5 of 10
Just hold on to the money and wait until you actually need something. Then you have $20 less to spend.
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post #6 of 10
Use the money elsewhere, save towards an SSD or maybe another 1TB and RAID1/0. The fan won't do much, if anything at all.
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post #7 of 10
Even heatsinks are overkill on ram until you start getting into crazy voltages....

Having a fan on them is just pointless
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
Even heatsinks are overkill on ram until you start getting into crazy voltages....

Having a fan on them is just pointless
this^
ive only needed that fan once while running 1.9-2.1V
post #9 of 10
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Yeah, that's true.

They look cool though... I probably won't buy them.
post #10 of 10
Is your RAM overheating?
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