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Old 08-02-2006, 06:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Would adding a memory heatsink..

(this one)

on to this memory do any good?

it says the memory already has a heat spreader so i dont know if i can even put the heatsink on. would it do any good if i could put it on?


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Old 08-02-2006, 06:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well it looks like your memeory already has a similar setup on it. SO I think it wouldnt help anymore then the heat spreaders


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No, that memory already has heat spreaders. You can't double up on that

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Old 08-02-2006, 06:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Quoted from GEILs site specs for:"GEIL PC2-6400 800Mhz DDR2 Dual Channel Kit"

Available in 1GB and 2GB Dual Channel Kit

PC6400 800MHz CAS 5-5-5-15

64x8 DDR2 FBGA Chips

240pin, Non-ECC, Un-buffered DDR2 SDRAM DIMM

Aluminum Heat-spreader

6 Layers Ultra Low Noises Shielded PCB

ATI Crossfire Ceritified

Retail Package

Lifetime Warranty

1.8V Power Supply
I would say No. if you really think you need better heatspreaders, get these:

edit: not sure those will fit actualy, its built for DDR not DDR2 but perhaps its the same size for both?? I can check for you tomorrow if you wish.

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Old 08-02-2006, 06:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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1) the ram already has heatspreaders
2) removing the current ones may void warranty
3) ram heatspreaders have not been proven to actually cool the ram sticks anyways, but it does no harm, it makes the ram look expensive, and it looks cool too.
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