Can i run ddr2 on ddr3 motherboard? Tags: DDR2 DDR3 Motherboards Last response: June 8, 2012 11:43 AM in Motherboards Share purdew112 June 8, 2012 11:05:25 AM Hello, I have an MSI 740GTM-P21 MB w/DDR2 and want to know what utility I can use to keep my DDR2 on a new motherboard w/DDR3 More about : run ddr2 ddr3 motherboard DJDeCiBeL a c 137 V Motherboard June 8, 2012 11:31:35 AM You can't. Same pin count, but totally different "keying" on the modules. Can't be done. jaquith a c 714 V Motherboard June 8, 2012 11:43:03 AM No as said, and the good news is a 2x4GB kit is ~$45-$50 or a 2x2GB kit is ~$25-$30. note: you will need a 64-bit OS to access >4GB. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSaphire 5450 hd ddr3 run on ddr2 motherboard ? ForumCan i run ddr2 on ddr3 motherboard ? ForumGTS 250 ddr3 run on dg33tl ddr2 motherboard ForumCan u run ddr2 on ddr3 motherboard ? ForumWill a DDR3 Graphics Card work on my DDR2 Motherboard ? Help? ForumDdr3 graphics card with ddr2 motherboard ForumDdr2 and ddr3 on ASUS M5A78L-M LE AM3+ motherboard ?? ForumCan i use DDR3 Graphics card on DDR2 memory Motherboard ? ForumCan you run DDR2 in a DDR3 capable board? ForumDoes ddr2 and ddr3 graphics card works together on a sli motherboard ? ForumDDR3 graphic card performance in DDR2 motherboard ForumWill a DDR3 work as it should work on a DDR2 motherboard ? ForumCan ddr3 video card work on ddr2 motherboard ForumDdr2 or ddr3 memory and motherboard ? ForumWill DDR3 GTS 250 run on my DDR2 M2N68AM SE2 board Forum2 Sticks or 1 Forum[Solved] The right RAM for my motherboard ForumSpace between motherboard and rear Pci bay Forum[HELP] Motherboard probably dead ? SB_PWR not on ! ForumMotherboard advice More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !