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mounting aftermarket amd heatsink different ways

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July 12, 2014 7:11:32 PM

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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July 12, 2014 7:12:57 PM

Specs and cooler?
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July 12, 2014 7:16:09 PM

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
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July 12, 2014 7:16:20 PM

CASE?
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July 12, 2014 7:18:03 PM

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July 12, 2014 7:22:40 PM

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
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July 12, 2014 7:26:05 PM

Thanks looks good :) 
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July 12, 2014 7:27:13 PM

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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