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Clearance issue with memory and heatsink.

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January 2, 2014 4:50:59 AM

Hey guys, i am going to be building a new pc in about a months time and i am a little stuck if my ram will fit into my motherboard with my specific cooler.

Im using an asus z87-pro motherboard
http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=11047
and a cooler master hyper TX3 EVO heatsink
http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId =8591
and G.Skill Sniper 8G Kit(4Gx2) DDR3 1600 for ram.
http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=7650

please respond if you think this will all fit together nicely.

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January 2, 2014 5:01:01 AM

I don't think that will be a problem,that ram isn't that high and the tx 3 isn't such a big cooler anyway.
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January 7, 2014 9:37:31 AM

Dear SSB,

The Gskill snipers appear to be slightly over 41mm. The TX3 only has 36.4mm of clearance underneath the fan. You would need to install your RAM in slots 2 & 4 so that it does not interfere with the fan.

Hyper TX3
Gskill Snipers

Please let me know if you have any more questions.
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January 7, 2014 12:53:48 PM

From what i can find out is that the hyper tx3 evo doesn't come even close to a ram slot when mounted.You should know looking at that you're a "Official Cooler Master Representative".
I looked even on the cooler master site you linked and in the picture where it is placed in the system you can see it clearly.
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