mounting aftermarket amd heatsink different ways

I wanted to know if you have the choice to mount an aftermarket amd heatsink both horizontally or vertically depending on where your ram is on the motherboard
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  1. Specs and cooler?
  2. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Specs and cooler?

    i am running an asrock N68-VS3 FX motherboard which is an am3+ socket and would like a recommendation for a cooler if possible, one that will mount both ways
  3. CASE?
  4. zalman z9
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $24.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  6. Thanks looks good :)
  7. Your welcome , you can mount the fan in a pull configuration , so that it's on the opposite side from your ram.
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