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Will a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard?

Last response: in Motherboards
February 12, 2011 3:23:24 PM

I have just bought a new ASUS motherboard that calls for 1066Mgz. DDR2 memory. Can DDR3 fit in a DDR2 slot
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February 12, 2011 4:04:36 PM

No.DDR3 RAMs aren't compatible with DDR2 slots.
February 12, 2011 8:45:29 PM

Thanks the instructions for the motherboard did not make that clear.
October 29, 2011 2:29:26 PM

1066Mhz seems awfully fast for DD2. Also, if your MB is really NEW then it certainly should support DDR3 and not DDR2.

Are you SURE it doesn't support DDR3?