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Solved: DDR2 work in DDR3 slots?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by JimmyBrasco, Nov 4, 2010.

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  1. JimmyBrasco

    JimmyBrasco Thread Starter

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    I had to put my DDR3 memory in for warranty due to errors and I don't have memory for my main PC and I am just wondering my old PC has DDR2 memory and I was just wondering if the would work in my Gigabyte X58A-UD3R board which has DDR3 slots?

    Also I was wondering can Windows 7 64bit run will less than 4GB of memory (2GB to be exact)? Because I know that if you have over 4GB of memory u need 64bit to enable all of it, but with less will it work?
     
  2. vietguy357

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    I don't think you can because DDR2 and DDR3 uses different slow configuration. I think ddr2 has the little cut out in the middle and ddr3 has it slight forward but i'm not totally sure
     
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