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Can ddr3 video card work on ddr2 motherboard

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
September 27, 2010 3:48:25 PM

i just wanna ask if a ddr3 video card will work in a ddr2 motherboard? because i bought a new desktop which my video card is ddr3 and my motherboard supports ddr2 memory ram, is there any conflict in a ddr3 video card and a ddr2 motherboard?

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September 27, 2010 3:56:21 PM

No, RAM memory on system (DDR2) are completely different from VRAM on graphic card, so yes, you can run DDR3 graphic card on DDR2 motherboard, as long as your PSU can handle your card... :) 
October 1, 2010 4:22:31 PM

Best answer selected by Palitusa.