Can a board rated for DDR2 take DDR3 memory?

I jsut want to see if I should buy a New Mobo or can I get ram to match the faster processor

this is my mobo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131608

I want to upgrade my dual core to a quad adn id like to get rid of my SLOOOW 533 ram and get DDR3 1600/+... Is that going to be possible or...?
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  1. Your motherboard won't support DDR3. You will have to run / upgrade to DDR2 800 or DDR2 1066 for your needs.
  2. ^+1.

    Imo, if you are upgrading DDR2 RAM, you may as well buy a new motherboard (~$80-150 for a good one) and DDR3 RAM.
  3. Im just trying to stay below $500 for a complete upgrade to a PhenomII x4 2.5gig+ and DDR3 Ram

    I think im taking on a bigger task then anticipated.

    Any Ideas on a Mix of CPU Mobo and Ram? I really dont care about the brand of board or ram just that it be 3gig+ ram and support 52000M/Ts and at lease one PCI-E x16; 2 > with crossfire
  4. ^ Mind listing the rest of the specs with prices & links?
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