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Old 23rd August 2019
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Originally Posted by dg27 View Post
Thanks!

Is there any reason to switch to the lower profile Crucial if the G.Skill will actually fit?
https://noctua.at/en/products/cpu-co...l/nh-d15/ccomp
Caution: Please note that the fans of some tower coolers (especially larger models with 140mm fans, e.g. NH-D15
or NH-U14S TR4-SP3) may overhang the RAM slots and that this can cause compatibility issues if RAM modules
taller than 32mm are used. While the fans can be moved upwards to increase RAM clearance, this will increase
the total height of the cooler and thus requires additional clearance inside the chassis. As a rule of thumb, if the
fan overhangs the RAM, the maximum CPU cooler height specification of the case must be at least the size of the
fan plus the height of the RAM minus 7mm (accounting for the height of the socket and CPU). For example, if a
cooler uses a 140mm fan that overhangs the RAM and 46mm tall RAM modules are used, the max.
CPU cooler height specification should be at least 179mm (140+46-7=179).

You are welcome, but there is not enough clearance in the case.
Corsair 300R Maximum CPU Cooler height = 170mm
G.SKILL Ripjaws V height = 42mm

140+42-7 = 175