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Thermaltake Frio and DIMM Slots

Last response: in Overclocking
December 12, 2010 9:53:49 PM

Hey guys,

I just bought the Thermaltake Frio and am wondering if the size of this monstrous cooler will block the first RAM slot on the Asus P6X58D-Premium mobo. Havent bought the Mobo yet but pretty sure im going to soon.

Any pics of this setup would be helpful too.


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a b K Overclocking
December 13, 2010 3:13:21 AM

Don't know specifically but I'd check reviews like Frostytech's:

I haven't had any coolers that blocked slots with standard ramsinks although I have heard of some folks having trouble with certain models. I have tall heatsinks (OCZ reaper) so that is an issue for me. I imagine any cooler that blocks ram slots will get dinged in a review.
a b K Overclocking
December 13, 2010 3:20:57 AM

It depends on the MB too though. My Gigabyte P55-UD4P puts the DIMMs really close to the socket, so that my 212+ only barely squeezes by my GSkill Ripjaws coolers.
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December 13, 2010 4:23:17 AM

Ok that helps me out some. I know you usually want to place RAM in the first 1st, 3rd, and 5th DIMM slots for best tri channel results. Thanks guys.
December 13, 2010 4:23:32 AM

Best answer selected by fsumack86.