Victor Padro wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Mark Haney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>> I am building a new computer. It's a Gigabyte motherboard and calls
>>> for DDR2 400 ram. I could not find the DDR2 available and bought 4 GB of
>>> DDR3 ram. I did some Google checking and it appears DDR2 wants 1.8 volts
>>> and DDR3 wants 1.5 volts.
>>> Does anyone know if 1.8 volts will harm a DDR3 ram? I have not
>>> looked to see if I can drop the the voltage from the BIOS. Has anyone
>>> had luck with this?
>> I don't think DDR3 RAM will fit into a DDR2 slot, IIRC. And the power
>> requirements were the reason for that change.
>> If I am not mistaken.
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> Have you checked the manufacturer's website? Perhaps look up for the
> Motherboard specs?
> It will tell you if DDR3 is supported or not(should have 2 DDR3 memory
> modules and 2 DDR2 modules), but AFAIK DDR2 400Mhz are far beyond frequency
> from DDR3 which runs at 1333Mhz and most of the motherboards I assembled
> which support DDR2 400Mhz will only support frequencies up to DDR2 667Mhz.
> So I think you should return your memory modules or get another ones based
> on your motherboard's specs.
Your right. I have asked to cancel the order. And I found some DDR2
400 which are what the motherboard book calls for and they are cheaper too.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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