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Old 02-19-2009, 05:45 PM   #1
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Default Can I use DDR400 on a DDR2533 motherboard?

So I order a Biostar combo (mobo and CPU) from directron.com and ram from newegg. I got the motherboard today, but no ram! UGH! So the minimum ram speed this motherboard does is DDR2533, but can I use some DDR400 just to like get into the bios or w/e? I am assuming no but I thought it can't hurt to ask.

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Old 02-19-2009, 06:04 PM   #2
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Default Re: Can I use DDR400 on a DDR2533 motherboard?

Nope, won't work, ddr is 184 pins and ddr2 is 240 pins.
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