Solved

DDR2-800 memory with AM3 processor and motherboard

Will DDR2-800 memory work if used with AMD Athlon II X2 240 & ASRock N68C-S? I'm not sure if the memory should be at least DDR2/3-1066. Here's the link to the motherboard's specifications: click
6 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about ddr2 memory processor motherboard
  1. Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.

    Yeah, the DDR2 800MHz can work without problems on your mobo and with your Athlon II X2 240
  2. Um, I was not aware that AM3 socket processors work in AM2+ motherboards and will only run DDR3 memory. It seems a bit weird to me
  3. Best answer
    ^An AM3 processor can be installed in an AM2+ mobo, and not only can work with DDR3, also can work with DDR2 without problems.

    The thing that you can't do is install an AM2+ processor in an AM3 mobo.
  4. Ahhh, yes thats right...

    Sorry, I got confused - It happens :pt1cable:
  5. Don't worry that happen
  6. Best answer selected by Verkil.
Ask a new question

Read More

Memory DDR2 Motherboards