DDR2 to DDR3 Tags: Memory DDR2 DDR3 Product Last response: January 21, 2010 11:33 AM in Memory Share adamvickers January 21, 2010 2:03:07 AM Hello everyone, had someone tell me the other day that DDR2 memory will work just fine in the new DDR3 based boards. I'm basically looking to cut about 200 dollars or so off the cost of a new rig. Putting together a new system and am looking at getting http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168.... However, I already have 8 gigs of http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... . I'm kind of a noob to this whole building my own thing, so some confirmation would be much appreciated. More about : ddr2 ddr3 boonality January 21, 2010 2:20:28 AM DDR2 and DDR3 are not compatible. m 0 l abswindows7 January 21, 2010 2:38:30 AM Sorry for you, but they wont fit, you need to spend a good 150$ more on your build ! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer adamvickers January 21, 2010 11:33:53 AM Thanks, just puts it off for another month! lol m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDDr2 vs DDr3 Forum Solvedddr2 800 mhz vs ddr3 1333mhz gaming impact Forum Solved4Gb ddr3 1333 better than 2x 2gb ddr2 800 mhz Forum Solvedmotherboard DDR2 or DDR3 Forum Solvedddr2 and ddr3 support? Forum SolvedCan both DDR2 & DDR3 ram be used together with an AM3 cpu on an ASRock 960GC-GS FX motherboard? Forum SolvedMotherboard with DDR2 and DDR3 Forum Solvedddr3 1066 vs ddr2 1066 ? Forum SolvedDDR2 and DDR3 Motherboard support Forum Solvedis it possible to use memory module 8GB 2X 4GB DDR3 on Notebook Satellite M505D-S4930 that shipped with 4GB DDR2 800MHz ? Forum SolvedDDR2 or DDR3??? Forum SolvedRadeon HD 5550 1gb ddr2 vs nvidia 8600 gt oc 512gb ddr3? Forum Solvedddr3 graphics card supports ddr2 motherboard Forum SolvedCan a DDR3 videocard work on my DDR2 motherboard? Forum Solvedi have a motherbord its support DDR2 ram chip am planng to update my graphics card DDR3 graphics card is it work my DDR2 suppo Forum SolvedNvidia 1GB DDR2 128 OR 1GB DDR3 64 HELP PLEASEEEEE!!!! Forum SolvedIs it worth upgrading to 4GB DDR3? (From 2GB DDR2) Forum SolvedCan DDR2 Ram slots fit DDR3 Ram when the system is a 64 bit one? Forum SolvedDDR2 vs DDR3 RAM Forum SolvedAre there motherboards supporting DDR2 and DDR3 RAM? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !