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Will an aftermarket CPU cooler fit?

Hello all, one of the future upgrades for my PC is going to be a CPU cooler, more specifically I was looking into the coolermaster hyper 212EVO but I think I might run into space problems. While choosing the RAM, I did not consider wether it was high or low profile so the cooler might not fit. The RAM I am using is corsair Vengeance with a heatsink ( http://www.amazon.de/Corsair-Vengeance-Schwarz-Arbeitsspeicher-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9/dp/B004CRSM4I ). Will I have problems installing the cooler? If yes, can I take the heat sink off?
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  1. the fan will be over the first slot if you have tall ram like these i seen low profile ram form the same maker http://www.hardwareversand.de/1600+Low+Voltage/48850/8GB-Kit+Corsair+Vengeance+Low+Profile+schwarz+PC3-12800U+CL9.article or you could try this cooler with tall ram http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=productview&products_id=64&lng=de
  2. scout_03 said:
    the fan will be over the first slot if you have tall ram like these i seen low profile ram form the same maker http://www.hardwareversand.de/1600+Low+Voltage/48850/8GB-Kit+Corsair+Vengeance+Low+Profile+schwarz+PC3-12800U+CL9.article or you could try this cooler with tall ram http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=productview&products_id=64&lng=de


    How good is this fan's cooling compared to the EVO? Also, will I be able to fully utilize all 4 RAM slots (high-profile dimms) in my Z87 Pro?
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    noctua have good reputation on fan with a 6 years warranty they are in the same range as the evo on cooling .
  4. scout_03 said:
    noctua have good reputation on fan with a 6 years warranty they are in the same range as the evo on cooling .


    Thanks man, appreciate the help. I thought I was going to have to remove the RAM's heatspreaders..
  5. now time to see how it goes and how cool it will be .
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