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Can My Motherboard Take Ddr2 Ram?


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#1 Luke318is

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 09:25 PM

I have an Asus A8V-E SE motherboard. Does anyone know if it can handle DDR2 RAM ?

Any info greatle appreciated,

-Luke

Edited by Luke318is, 28 November 2007 - 09:30 PM.


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#2 tg1911

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 11:15 PM

Not according to Asus:
Motherboard Specs

4 x184-pin Dimm, Max. 4 GB, DDR 400/333/266 SDRAM ,ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture

DDR = 184-pin
DDR2 = 240-pin

DDR2 won't fit in the slots.
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Posted 01 December 2007 - 06:36 AM

Go to http://www.crucial.com and you can have them scan your computer. It will tell you how many slots, what are in them and what the best RAM would be.

Remember if it is dual-channel, you would do well to get a matched pair. It will tell you that also. :thumbsup:

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BTW, you have 4 slots and they do accept Dual-Channel memory just as tg1911 said.

Edited by rigacci, 01 December 2007 - 06:39 AM.





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