G.Skill Sniper Low Voltage compatibility

So I'm pretty much dead set on getting this specific RAM, G.SKILL Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
Now, I've been reading in some places that some Motherboards and/or CPUs have issues with it's 1.25V so I'm a bit worried.

My motherboard: ASRock z77 Extreme4
CPU: i7-3770K

Can they run the RAM smoothly on 1.25V or will I have issues and most likely need to bring it up to 1.35 or 1.5v? 'cause that kinda defeats the purpose of buying this in the first place; and if that's the case, I'll just look for another.

Another thing I'd like to ask if this RAM's size is low profile. I'll be buying a CPU cooler in the near future.
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  1. The ASRock Extreme4 is actually one of the ones that is perfectly compatible with the low voltage. But, when in doubt always check the manufacturers website.
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    It not actually low profile.... its 42mm height (low profile usually on 32 -33 mm :D)

    edit: Great news. It's on memory support (certified) list on the asrock website....

    G.skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2 :D

    well happy building...
  3. I see. Will I have trouble installing aftermarket CPU coolers with this then?
  4. Not sure about IB CPUs, But SB CPUs - Intel's specs for Ram Voltage is 1.500 ± 5 % (1.425 to 1.575 V)

    While the MB may not have a problem, If by chance your CPU fails, Intel may not cover it under warrenty.
  5. Some aftermarket cooler can be an issue but it will depends on the type/models....

    some can slide the fan bracked a litle bit high for clearance, water cooling usually had no problems, but some may had a trouble..
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