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    Question Recomendation on cooling this ram kit?

    Decided to go with this OCZ kit after reading as many threads as I could .

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227219

    Any suggestions on cooling before I place my order? Or do the stock heatspreaders do OK.
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    Stock heatspreaders are great, sometimes you can even run well without them.

    I'd recommend trying to see if you can get a fan near them or blowing in their direction. Usually if you have something like a XP-120 or SI-120, and the 120mm fan blowing downwards, that should be enough to cool most ram.
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    Thanks dark appreciate it.
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    mine are cold to the touch when clocked at 2.8v, and 265mhz, at 3-4-3-8. no active cooling required at all
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    CPU: AMD 939 Opteron 148 CABYE 0536 & XP-120 W/ Sanyo Denki 120mm Fan - 11x264 - 2900Mhz - 1.52V - 25C Idle - 38C Load
    RAM: OCZ Gold Edition 2GB (2 x 1GB) - UCCC - 1:1 - 264Mhz - 3-4-3-8 - 2.68V
    Videocard: Evga 7800GT 256-P2-N518 (500/1200)
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    P.S - good choice!
    Name: Apocalypse
    Motherboard: DFI NF4 Ultra-D Bios 623-3
    CPU: AMD 939 Opteron 148 CABYE 0536 & XP-120 W/ Sanyo Denki 120mm Fan - 11x264 - 2900Mhz - 1.52V - 25C Idle - 38C Load
    RAM: OCZ Gold Edition 2GB (2 x 1GB) - UCCC - 1:1 - 264Mhz - 3-4-3-8 - 2.68V
    Videocard: Evga 7800GT 256-P2-N518 (500/1200)
    DVD: NEC 16XDVD+/-RW
    Hard Drives: (1)Western Digital 7200 250GB 16MB SATA2, (2)Western Digital 7200 250GB 16MB SATA2, Western Digital 7200 200GB 8MB IDE, (1) Westen Digital 7200 250GB 2MB IDE, (2) Western Digital 7200 250GB 2MB IDE, (3) Removable Western Digital 7200 250GB 2MB USB2 Enclosure
    PSU: OCZ 520W SLI Powerstream

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    yah, good choice, i am going to be getting those same ones...

    as for the cooling, just try to zip-tie a fan in place above them or something like that...

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