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Corsair Carbide 275R & Hydro H100i V2 cooler - Top mounted?


markcollacott
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Hello all.

 

I am building a PC soon, and looking at the Carbide 275R. I will be using the Hydro H100i V2 cooler with the 240mm radiator.

 

I have recently read (fortunately before ordering) that I won't be able to mount the radiator at the top of this case due to clearance issues with the RAM?

 

I have just received the Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 3200 16GB. But this is quite tall for RAM, so I assuming I will definitely have a problem?

 

I haven't opened the RAM so can return it no problem at all.

 

Will the Vengeance LPX fit instead as this appears to be a lower profile?

 

Thanks in advance for any advice.

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  • 3 months later...

The Vengeance LPX are about the lowest height RAM with heatspreaders that you will find. If the problem is something that you can resolve by lower height RAM, I would assume that would take care of your clearance issues.

 

On the otherhand, I'd probably recommend running your h100 at the front of the case for optimal temps and performance.

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