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Fitting concerns with G.skill + Phantek

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July 23, 2013 8:54:26 PM

I'm planning to get this RAM:
With this CPU air cooler:
On this Mobo:
In this case:

The question is, will the Phantek fit on that board over that RAM without sticking beyond the case door line?? I hadn't even considered this until I watched a review on the phantek and realized I might have a problem on my hands since I have a mid-tower. In the video I watched:
He literally has his 140mm fan up against his RAM module and it causes the fan to push out away from the motherboard a fair bit. I don't know if I can do that on my case and still close the door. O.o Actual height of RAM would be good, too. I haven't bought the RAM modules yet, and I was told the Phantek is one of the best, so I'm really hoping they are compatible.
Please help O.o

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July 23, 2013 9:57:10 PM
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July 23, 2013 10:02:41 PM

Tradesman1 A picture is worth a thousand words.
From what I can see, there would be severaloptions, assuming the pushed up fan touched the side panel.
1. remove it entirely.
2. replace it with a 120mm fan.
3. go with lo profile ram which looks to solve the issue.

--- I like the red color:) 
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July 23, 2013 10:27:12 PM

Let us now how it goes