MSI Z68A-GD80 (B3/G3), the Noctua NH-D14 and RAM Slots

Hi all,

Put together the PC listed below, but I'm about to overclock as I just purchased the video card (built then waited for more money to purchase the video card), but I need to find out if the Noctua NH-D14 hangs over the memory slots. The Noctua NH-D14 does not clear my memory cards (Corsair Vengeance), according to the Noctua site. However, Noctua normally warns of memory slot issues and having to choose the correct ram when you look at their memory compatibility page below. Anyone know if the heatsink for sure does not hang over the RAM slots?

http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=compatibility_gen&products_id=34&lng=en#LGA1155_MSI

Build:
Antec 1200 Case + 2 additional 120 mm fans
MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3)
Intel Core i7-2600k 3.4 Ghz
16 GB (4 x 4 gb) Corsair Vengeance 1600 Mhz DDR3 RAM
120 GB Corsair Force GT Series SSD
LG DVD/CD
Card Reader
1200W Corsair Gold Certified Power Supply

In the mail:
EVGA GTX 590 Classified Edition
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  1. you just got a same Z68 like me.

    i prefer to try the corsair hydro series, try to use h70 or h80.
    they not gonna take a lot a space on side your RAM slot.
    only the exhaust radiator got two 120mm fan. need case for hang it
    the two fan and radiator. and its good...
  2. I'm going to buy the same.

    The audio and usb 3.0 works fine? Thank you!
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