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Old 12-24-2008, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just built a new PC and I am running an Intel DX48BT2 board with 2x1GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 PC 12800. I am in need of some cash and right now I can't afford more DDR3 so is it possible to stick in 2x1GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800 PC 6400 from my old box? Will that slow down the DDR3, or not be compatible at all? Please let me know.


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Old 12-24-2008, 12:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Can I upgrade my RAM?

No. I'm almost positive that board isn't backwards compatible. You'd be better off just saving up for more DDR3. The DDR2/3 have the same number of pins but i'm not even sure DDR2 would fit into the slot, i could be wrong. I've yet to own a DDR3 motherboard.

But i wouldn't do it.

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Cannot do it ddr3 only in that board.
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