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Old 01-11-2007, 04:48 PM   #1
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Default PC3200 Memory in PC2100 computer

Can I use PC3200 memory in a computer that currently only has PC2100 memory? My motherboard is a SY-K7VMP2. Thanks!

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Old 01-11-2007, 05:01 PM   #2
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Default Re: PC3200 Memory in PC2100 computer

I dont think you can,if you have a PC2100 card and PC3200 card in the same pc,i dont believe so.
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Default Re: PC3200 Memory in PC2100 computer

I'm not certain on that board,

But many will automatically downclock the memory so to speak,

They will only use the DDR400 at DDR266 Speeds,

And often time that works just fine.
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Default Re: PC3200 Memory in PC2100 computer

Yeah, it'll work, but like lambofgod said, the 3200 will run at 2100 speeds. I would just buy pc2100 memory if that is all your motherboard supports, it will be cheaper than pc3200 memory.
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Default Re: PC3200 Memory in PC2100 computer

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I'm not certain on that board,

But many will automatically downclock the memory so to speak,

They will only use the DDR400 at DDR266 Speeds,

And often time that works just fine.
Ahhhi didnt know that i was just going off the old ram type (sdram) and assumed it was the same.
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Old 01-11-2007, 05:28 PM   #6
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Default Re: PC3200 Memory in PC2100 computer

If you remove the PC2100 and insert PC3200, it will run at DDR400. It's a recent board.
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