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Old 04-15-2010, 07:39 AM   #1
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Default New MOBO, 8 yr old RAM

I was wondering if new motherboards these support memories that are manufactured 8 years ago.

More specifically, is the memory compatible with my motherboard (both listed below)?

Motherboard: Evga FTW
Memory: Click Memory

If you are wondering why am I doing this, I am doing this because my memory will not arrive on time for my friend's brother to pick up to deliver to me. I have a computer that is 8 years old and its purpose was to play Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos with, but I do not use it anymore (other than for browsing and writing reports/documents).

Thank you in advance for you input.

(I was going to do the same with the VGA, but it was a 4x AGP and it is not supported by today's MOBO. Luckily, Evga GTX470 was in stock early this week and will be delivered on time for my friend to pick up.)

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Old 04-15-2010, 07:59 AM   #2
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Default Re: New MOBO, 8 yr old RAM

DDR memory is not compatible with that motherboard. It's not even the same amount of contacts.
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