Motherboard and Ram question please. Tags: Memory DDR2 DDR3 RAM Last response: May 6, 2010 1:34 AM in Memory Share adam_x_brookes May 5, 2010 11:11:39 PM I am upgrading my main board so I can get a new Quad core 3ghz processsor, in the description of the main board it says: RAM Slots 2 x 240-Pin (DDR2) 2 x 240-Pin (DDR3) RAM Speeds DDR2 533 DDR2 667 DDR2 800 DDR2 1066 (AM2+/AM3 CPU only) DDR3 800 DDR3 1066 DDR3 1333 DDR3 1600 At the moment I have 3 x 1Gb DDr2 modules of Ram and 1 x 512mb DDR2 Ram, I'm assuming I cant put DDR2 ram in on of the DDR3 Ram slots? Because I'm going to have to buy new Ram if I do =( Thanks More about : motherboard ram question ares1214 May 6, 2010 12:04:20 AM ddr2 and ddr3 have different pin arrangement, so yeah, you would have to. you can just put 2 of the 1 gig modules into the 2 ddr2 slots though...and why are u getting a mobo with 2 ddr2 slots anyway? ddr2 modules are turning into fossils now! ric926 May 6, 2010 1:34:35 AM yeah i would nvr mix diff types of mem, diff speeds maybey (it will default to the slowest stick anyway Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Question regarding RAM and Motherboard. Urgent Please! Forum SolvedQuestion about upgrading to a new motherboard,cpu,ram,gpu Forum Question about RAM and Motherboards, URGENT please. Forum SolvedRAM + Motherboard compatibility question. Forum SolvedQuestion about motherboard ram support Forum SolvedPlease help: What case fans/RAM are required for an Asus Gryphon Z87 Motherboard? Forum SolvedQuestion about compatibility with my new ram and motherboard Forum SolvedMotherboard ram build question? Forum SolvedPlease advice for High Graphic use required RAM, Motherboard, Graphic Card, Etc:// Forum SolvedMotherboard & Ram question Forum Solvedhelp please motherboard question Forum SolvedRam slot question; please help Forum SolvedQuestion about ram for motherboard Forum SolvedQuestion about cpu motherboard and ram. Forum SolvedQuestion about cpu motherboard and ram. Forum Solvedmotherboard with integrated intel g41 express chipset ram question Forum SolvedQuick ram,processor and motherboard compatibility question. First computer build Forum SolvedPlease help me to choose correct RAM for my motherboard Forum SolvedG. Skill RAM Compatibility Question (ASUS Motherboard) Forum SolvedHaswell Z87 motherboard i7 4770K processor RAM question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !