Will a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard? Tags: Chipsets DDR2 DDR3 Motherboards HP Pavilion Last response: October 4, 2011 7:09 AM in Motherboards Share dj_jayparmar October 4, 2011 6:46:27 AM My motherboard manufacturer is HP PAVILION 06 and the model is Asterope. I want to know what other RAM will it support other than DDR2? More about : ddr3 work work ddr2 motherboard abekl a c 125 V Motherboard October 4, 2011 6:50:19 AM If your MB supports ddr2, then no other kind of memory is supported, you must use ddr2. amk-aka-Phantom October 4, 2011 7:07:33 AM ^ Yes. DDR3 RAM is not compatible with DDR2 slots. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a c 156 V Motherboard October 4, 2011 7:09:59 AM The DIMM sockets are different. In addition to the electronic incompatibilties, DDR3 DIMM's will not physically fit in a DDR2 socket. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard ? ForumWill a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard ? ForumWill a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard ? ForumWill a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard ? ForumWill DDR2 video card work w/ a DDR3 Motherboard Forum8600gt ddr3 will work on ddr2 motherboard ForumWill a ddr3 graphics card work with ddr2 ram ForumCan a ddr3 ddr5 graphic card work in a ddr2 asus P5k pro motherboard ? ForumWill a DDR3 Graphics Card work on my DDR2 Motherboard ? Help? ForumWill DDR2 Memory work on a DDR3 Mobo? ForumWill a ddr3 graphic card work on a ddr2 ram/ motherboard ?? ForumCan ddr3 video card work on ddr2 motherboard Forum[Graphics Cards] DDR3 graphic cards on DDR2 Motherboard ? ForumWill DDR3 work in a DDR2 Motherboard ? ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum[Solved] Not sure which motherboard is the best foundation for AM3+ ForumSocket 1155 ECC Consumer Motherboard? (willing to mod bios) Forum[Solved] 3200 DDR on 2700 DDR memory motherboard Forum[Solved] Memory Errors - what should I do? ForumKvr ddr3 More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !