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OCZ XTC Memory Cooler

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OCZ's XTC Memory Cooler is a plug-on cooling module for your motherboard's memory modules. With people pumping more and more voltage through their memory, temperature becomes a concern and often limits the maximum overclock. In our testing we saw about 20°C decrease in memory temperature and increased overclocking capability.

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In the package there are two different kinds of screws. Two normal screws, when installing the cooler with enough space around for a screwdriver and two screws that you can turn in with your hands.


On some mainboard/gfx combinations you will have a problem with the space between the cooler and the graphics card, as I have on my system. I used one normal screw on the side of the cooler before I installed it, then I used the other screw for the other side and it worked fine.

could we get a side shot? because i would really like to buy one of these just i am very worried about it touching my v-card
 

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could we get a side shot? because i would really like to buy one of these just i am very worried about it touching my v-card
Sorry, missed u post.. :eek:

Not enough space for a shot from the side, but i had no problems with installing the cooler. Which gfx do u use?
 
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Sorry, missed u post.. :eek:

Not enough space for a shot from the side, but i had no problems with installing the cooler. Which gfx do u use?
hehe no worries :toast: well i got an Nvidia 6800 GS there is about like 6-7mm between the gfx card and the memory clip.
 

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i installed mine last night and it touches the heatsink screw for the graphics card. I have seperated them by a piece of thick clear plastic so they never touch. I will try to take a picture for you at the weekend.

Ill keep you posted............cheers
 
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Good post... I was ummmmin n arrrrrin about getting this cooler because of the clearance with the cfx3200 board and my vc. I might just go out and get one now...

Good on ya's
 
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i installed mine last night and it touches the heatsink screw for the graphics card. I have seperated them by a piece of thick clear plastic so they never touch. I will try to take a picture for you at the weekend.

Ill keep you posted............cheers
I'll be looking forward to it :) :) :)
I hope that cooler works on my ram n mobo too, I need it ram voltage is at 2.8 and i wanna go higher :D , but it heats up too much
 

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Here u can see the space between the gfx and the dimm-sockets. I think it is less then 1cm too, but didn't mesured it. Maybe i will do that later. :)

 

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I was planning on getting the OCZ cooler for my system (love the grill and angled setup) but could not find it local. I also heard that the Dominator fans don't work well with regular RAM heatsinks (plus fans are smaller than OCZ's and it cost like 7 dollars more). So I had to use some imagination and couple of old HW I had and come up with my home made cheap looking memory cooler. Pretty much 2 80mm Antec fans with 1 dollar grills and a couple of screws.
Haven't checked how well they work though. Need a therm monitor.
 

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