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Old 11-18-2011, 11:09 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: Budget Gaming Upgrade several core parts, advice!

Originally Posted by Slaymate View Post
The Corsair Vengeance with the tall heatspreaders will have a interference problem with the CPU cooler fan. I recommend going with the low-profile Vengeance modules or the G.Skill.

Newegg.com - CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9
Thanks, I did read that the other Corsair might give me a hard time setting them up but they still could fit. I will certainly change the RAM for the one you posted, didn't know they sell the same RAM but with more "discrete" heat spreader so they can fit. Now I can rest easy knowing I won't have problems with the size at all

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