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Will Venomous X (or rather it's "pushing" fan) in push-pull setup block first and/or second RAM slot on Asus P8P67 boards?
I've spent past 2-3 hours trying to find the answer but Google didn't return any satisfying results (or I somehow missed them) so you guys are my last hope.

I'm waiting for my P8P67 Deluxe and 2x 4GB of Corsair Vengeance (53mm tall) to arrive and I'd love to be able to use Venomous X Black with it.

By the way: What are some good fans for VenX? Are there any better alternatives to Prolimatech Blue Vortex in blue&black theme?
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My Silver Arrow fit, so anything else should be just fine.
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I asked the exact same question the other day except for the P8P67 PRO. The community gave me a resounding yes. Apparently the only difference between the P8P67's is that the standard model (P8P67 LE) and below: The Phase heatsink is push-pinned on and on PRO and above it is screwed on.

Higher than PRO (like the EVO and Deluxe) also have a heatpipe running thru the VRM-Phase heatsinks..

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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
My Silver Arrow fit, so anything else should be just fine.
Hmm, are P8P67's RAM slots further away from the CPU than they were on X58/P55? In every single review I came across the Silver Arrow was hanging over first slot, and that's without the fan on...

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I asked the exact same question the other day except for the P8P67 PRO. The community gave me a resounding yes. Apparently the only difference between the P8P67's is that the standard model (P8P67 LE) and below: The Phase heatsink is push-pinned on and on PRO and above it is screwed on.

Higher than PRO (like the EVO and Deluxe) also have a heatpipe running thru the VRM-Phase heatsinks..

You should be fine!
I think you misunderstood my question, I'm not worried about motherboards heatsinks interfering with CPU heatsink; I'm worried about Venos fan blocking first two RAM slots.
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Hmm, are P8P67's RAM slots further away from the CPU than they were on X58/P55? In every single review I came across the Silver Arrow was hanging over first slot, and that's without the fan on...

I think you misunderstood my question, I'm not worried about motherboards heatsinks interfering with CPU heatsink; I'm worried about Venos fan blocking first two RAM slots.
Yeh, it is pretty damn close to the memory slots, probably less than an inch between the cpu socket and the first memory slot.

Now that I think about it, the reason it works for me is because the fans are adjustable on the Silver arrow. So a decent portion of the fan isn't butted up against the cooler itself.
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
Yeh, it is pretty damn close to the memory slots, probably less than an inch between the cpu socket and the first memory slot.

Now that I think about it, the reason it works for me is because the fans are adjustable on the Silver arrow. So a decent portion of the fan isn't butted up against the cooler itself.
Any chance you know (or could check) the distance between middle of CPU and first/second memory slot?

Also, you've installed your RAM in blue slots (A2, B2), right?
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Yeh, which ever pair was farther from the cpu, that also helped.
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