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Does DDR3 motherboard support DDR2 ram

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March 30, 2009 11:00:33 PM

I am going buy DDR3 motherboard...

Someone told me that DDR3 m.board doesn't support DDR2 ram!!!

Is it true...???

I want to buy DDR3 motherboard for future upgrade....plz anyone help me
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March 30, 2009 11:12:55 PM

You can buy motherboard that supports both formats. DDR2 wont work in DDR3-only motherboard.
March 30, 2009 11:20:13 PM

The answer is no, you cannot use DDR2 DIMMs on a DDR3 motherboard (and vice-versa). There are electrical differences between two DDR technologies and even though both DDR2 and DDR3 DIMMs have 240-pins the DIMMs are physically keyed to prevent you from being able to do this.
March 30, 2009 11:25:08 PM

tx fr da reply :) 
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