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Can i use ddr2 memory in a motherboard that supports only ddr memory?
    
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no, the slots are different, the RAM won't fit in them
    
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i tried to fit it and it went in. its a k8 upgrade nf3 but i wont try to start it up though
    
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there's more pins on DDR2 than DDR...don't damage your RAM by forcing it in....the orientation is also flipped 180°, that's why they CAN fit (sort of), but the wrong way
    
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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by DJkelly View Post
i tried to fit it and it went in. its a k8 upgrade nf3 but i wont try to start it up though
Well good job . You have successfully STUFFED 240 pin RAM into a 184 pin socket . Also, seeing as how the RAM is even keyed differently, makes that an even more impossible task without force. Good job .

Are you 100% for SURE that it is DDR2 RAM and a DDR1 mobo? Because, all kidding aside, it WILL NOT fit.
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This is the memory rquirements for the board,
MEMORY:
- 2 x DIMM slots, DDR 400/333/266
- Max 2GB
    
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nevermind
Edited by 18 is # 1 - 12/24/08 at 1:18pm
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post #8 of 11
he's not talking about his sig rig mobo...

"its a k8 upgrade nf3"

edit:...http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.as...=K8Upgrade-NF3

that one I'd think
    
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I'm a little confused as to why he tried it after being told flat out it would not work at all...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
well good job . You have successfully stuffed 240 pin ram into a 184 pin socket . Also, seeing as how the ram is even keyed differently, makes that an even more impossible task without force. Good job .

Are you 100% for sure that it is ddr2 ram and a ddr1 mobo? Because, all kidding aside, it will not fit.
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