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Solved: new ram

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by super92, Apr 24, 2010.

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  1. super92

    super92 Thread Starter

    Aug 2, 2008
    i have http://uk.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=fFZ8oUIGmLpwNMjj mb
    when i bought new ddr3 2x2gb ram i was told that i should pull out my old ddr2 4x512mb ram
    i somehow forgot to ask this guy why should i pull it out, so it would be great if someone here could explain the reasons why cant i have all of those sockets filled :)
    P.S. i have not tried to fill em and see if i will have 6gb ram cuz i dont wanna mess something up :p btw my OS is win7 x64 ultimate
  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    You have to remove it because they are two different types of RAM and the motherboard only allows you to use one type at a time. You can only use DDR2 OR DDR3.
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