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Air Cooling for ROG Strix Z590e

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Nov 26, 2011
I have ROG Strix Z590e w/ i9-11900k in an Antec P183 case. All memory slots are filled.
It is liquid cooled with an external radiator, reservour, etc.

The use of this machine is changing to a desktop machine so the cooling is no longer necessary or wanted.

I tried a BeQuiet Dark Rock 4 air cooler, but, it will not clear the Crucial memory sticks.

What air cooler will work with this MB and all memory slots filled?
-Or- maybe I should look at AIO?

Tom Dean
I have pretty tall ram in one of my builds and a Noctua NH-D15 fit over them with a 120mm fan as the push fan that sits over the ram. The middle fan is fine but the stock push fan was too big with the memory.
They make good air coolers that the fan can move up and down and I think I saw one where part of the cooler fins were up higher than normal.

Check this out it shows what I was talking about.

Sorry, been away for a while.
I am away from the machine. The memory is crucial with a black radiator(?) attached.
Be Quiet says the Dark Rock Slim will clear the memory.
I will check tomorrow.