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will a ddr3 graphics card work on a ddr2 motherboard??

i have a desktop and i am wondering if i could upgrade it by adding a graphics card the specs for my computer are on this link

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01491263&lang=en&cc=us&taskId=135&contentType=SupportFAQ&prodSeriesId=3733085&prodTypeId=12454

and the graphics card i have seen that i think might work well is on this

linkhttp://www.maplin.co.uk/b-grade-asus-nvidia-geforce-gt610-2gb-graphics-card-682816

please will this work and would it work well ??
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  1. it should work fine, your existing power supply is 300 watts according to the specs provided and the GT610 only needs a 300 watt power supply.......be sure to check the length of the GT610 to make sure it will fit your case
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    You could use a Gddr5 graphics card in a ddr2 board, if you wanted - the system ram has nothing to do with the video ram.
  3. Yes. They are separate and distinct from each other....

    ...Otherwise no one can use graphic cards with DDR5 VRAM because no DDR5 RAM modules exist yet for motherboards and there are no motherboards that supports anything greater than DDR3 RAM yet.
  4. Yes, the DDR3 that the GPU uses has nothing to do with the MB your installing it on
  5. bah...the 610 is for facebook granny's its not a gaming card at all. you need more education. yes it will work because fortuneatley ddr3 gpu's have nothing to do with ddr2 ram.
  6. animal said:
    it should work fine, your existing power supply is 300 watts according to the specs provided and the GT610 only needs a 300 watt power supply.......be sure to check the length of the GT610 to make sure it will fit your case


    thank you very much for the added tip much appreciated :D !!
  7. PLZ GUYZZ HELP ME CHOOSE!!!.....

    i have simmtronics g33/g31 M/B..
    here is the link to specs..
    http://www.simmtronics.com/simtron/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72%3Asimm-int-g-31e-k&catid=37%3Amotherboard&Itemid=58

    will a Nvidia g force 210 ddr3 1 gb work on it because its a ddr2 M/B??
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