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Compatibility of Cooler Master Hyper 212x. Will there be any clearance issues with G.Skill Trident Z RGB ram?

I'm building a new PC this month or early next month. I was looking for a decent air cooler since I don't want to run the risk of leakage with an AIO cooler. Cryorig H7 isnt available in my place. So I'm thinking about going for a 212x with my i7 - 7700k. I wont be overclocking the processor. I will be streaming and stuff. Will the G.skill Trident Z RGB have any Clearance issues with the cooler? Should I go for something else? maybe a Cryorig h5? please help me out, im so confused.
The complete build:
i7-770k
Asus strix z270f
16 gig G.skill Trident Z RGB (3000mhz)
250gig SSD (samsung)
850W Corsair PSU
NZXT s340 elite matte white
GTX 1080ti strix .
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    No problem at all especially if you are only using 2 modules.
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  2. Differs from motherboards. I have an MSI gaming pro motherboard and an evo 212. Fits just fine. The fourth slot might have some trouble but I use the 1st and 3rd ram slots and don't have any clearance issues.
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  3. LuffySV said:
    I'm building a new PC this month or early next month. I was looking for a decent air cooler since I don't want to run the risk of leakage with an AIO cooler. Cryorig H7 isnt available in my place. So I'm thinking about going for a 212x with my i7 - 7700k. I wont be overclocking the processor. I will be streaming and stuff. Will the G.skill Trident Z RGB have any Clearance issues with the cooler? Should I go for something else? maybe a Cryorig h5? please help me out, im so confused.
    The complete build:
    i7-770k
    Asus strix z270f
    16 gig G.skill Trident Z RGB (3000mhz)
    250gig SSD (samsung)
    850W Corsair PSU
    NZXT s340 elite matte white
    GTX 1080ti strix .



    No issue just mount the fan a tad higher on the heatsink if it needs clearance.

    I've done it in the past with the 212 EVO.
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  4. gskill support said:
    No problem at all especially if you are only using 2 modules.


    Thanks a lot for answering the question!
    Reply to LuffySV
  5. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    LuffySV said:
    I'm building a new PC this month or early next month. I was looking for a decent air cooler since I don't want to run the risk of leakage with an AIO cooler. Cryorig H7 isnt available in my place. So I'm thinking about going for a 212x with my i7 - 7700k. I wont be overclocking the processor. I will be streaming and stuff. Will the G.skill Trident Z RGB have any Clearance issues with the cooler? Should I go for something else? maybe a Cryorig h5? please help me out, im so confused.
    The complete build:
    i7-770k
    Asus strix z270f
    16 gig G.skill Trident Z RGB (3000mhz)
    250gig SSD (samsung)
    850W Corsair PSU
    NZXT s340 elite matte white
    GTX 1080ti strix .



    No issue just mount the fan a tad higher on the heatsink if it needs clearance.

    I've done it in the past with the 212 EVO.

    any idea on the temperature? Can't find a solid thread. some say it gets hot, some say it doesn't. And yeah, thank you for the response!
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  6. mbilal2 said:
    Differs from motherboards. I have an MSI gaming pro motherboard and an evo 212. Fits just fine. The fourth slot might have some trouble but I use the 1st and 3rd ram slots and don't have any clearance issues.


    Aight then, ima go for it! Thanks for the response!
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  7. I better cooler than the 212 series should be used on the 7700k , because thermally they do run hot.
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  8. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    I better cooler than the 212 series should be used on the 7700k , because thermally they do run hot.


    any suggestions for a better cooler?
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