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Cpu cooling help

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#1 blainehof


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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:25 PM

Today I went out and bought a Thermaltake DualOrb style fan/heatsink (part#CL-P0464). It is supposed to be compatible with socket AM2 Mobo's and I'm running an Athlon X4 630 cpu on a Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4 Mobo. I have not taken the DualOrb out of the box because now that I have it at home I'm worried it will not stand high enough off my Mobo to clear my ram sticks which are Corsair dual channel XMS with the heat spreaders built on to them. Has anyone tried this combination or something similar and should I look for a different style heatsink/fan?

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 20 February 2010 - 08:32 PM

It's designed to sit over your memory modules and help cool them down
Which means every time you want to mess with your memory, you have to remove the heatsink
If it was me I'd go with the single fan MaxOrb EX

Edited by garmanma, 20 February 2010 - 08:36 PM.

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