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April 17, 2011 11:39:29 PM

Will this memory:

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Be an issue with the cpu cooler on this mobo:

ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

And any recommended CPU coolers to make it fit?

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April 17, 2011 11:47:49 PM

Corsair Vengeance ram is 52mm tall compared to Ripjaws X 41mm tall.
Yes it's tall if you plan on filling all dimms.
It will present a problem with most coolers.
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April 18, 2011 12:04:55 AM

Darn... Back to the research. Thanks for the reply.

But I only plan on running 2 still an issue?
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April 18, 2011 12:18:34 AM

Maxmilkin said:
Darn... Back to the research. Thanks for the reply.

But I only plan on running 2 still an issue?

You'll have no issues if you don't plan on using more the 2 dimms.
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April 18, 2011 1:16:10 AM

Cool 8gb is all Ill need its a gaming rig. Thanks for the reply.
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