MEMORY Tags: Memory DDR2 DDR3 Motherboards Last response: May 10, 2010 5:21 AM in Memory Share Anonymous Memory Expert Motherboard Authority May 9, 2010 11:12:00 PM ok so the motherbaord i want to buy says its standard is DDR3, but i have DDR2 memory. Can I use my old DDR memory with the new motherboard or do I have to buy new higher memory?? PLEASE HELP! More about : memory | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove badge Memory Expert Motherboard Authority May 9, 2010 11:17:44 PM If the MB requires DDR3, DDR2 certainly will not work in the board. That's why it's written there. | Report abuse Lmeow Memory Authority Motherboard Authority May 10, 2010 5:21:57 AM As badge said, you'll need to buy DDR3 memory, as the two aren't backwards compatible. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Memory>MEMORY> Related ressources: ForumBroken memory clips ForumClick here if your system won't boot or there is no video output ForumHomebrew Template ForumHow to format a corrupted 2GB memory card ForumMy machine has 8gb of memory on windows xp how to find out ram size ForumLaptop memory question ForumMSI Z77A-G45 and DDR3 1600 Memory Timing issue ForumNew system with Corsair memory errors ForumWindows 8 Extremely High Memory Usage ~8GB!!!!! ForumMemory stick music cracks and pops? ForumGA-Z77X-UD3H new build memory ForumE5-2600 -Unbalanced memory banks, and impact on performance? Forum3+ memory not working. BSOD. ForumInternal memory full ForumI have a P8Z77-M Pro Asus motherboard and I install 4 x 8G of Ram memory . On my ForumBad memory or dimm slot? ForumCPU vs Memory ForumHow to recover deleted files from mobile memory card free ForumNo RAID access on Sabertooth z77 ??? ForumMemory problem now a can't use my computer problem More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !