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DDR2 works in DDR3 slot?!?!?!?!?!?!

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hey Guys,

The other day I was reading through a couple of threads and came across one were the OP asked if ddr3 will fit in ddr2. Now everyine said not but then some people did comment say ddr2 will fit in ddr3?

In my case, I have just RMA'ed my 2000mhz cl8 Dom GT's and cant use my rig while they in frown.gif

I have some ddr2 ram lying around, can I just throw it and and it will work?

Also if I do put in ddr2 what about tri-channel and 1333 and that stuff?

The ddr2 ram I got is Kingston 800Mhz 2 x 1gig

Thanks agian guys
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They are keyed completely different.
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No. They won't physically fit in the slots because the notches are different, not to mention the 920 doesn't have a memory controller that supports DDR2. It is DDR3 only.
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post #4 of 7
No, ddr2 will not work nor fit into a ddr3 slot.
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ddr3-vs-ddr2-ram.jpg

Its simply not possible.
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post #6 of 7
Thread Starter 
Okay thanks guys,

How do you close a thread?

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post #7 of 7
You don't close it. You just leave it. And no, it won't fit or work
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