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Old 12-29-2008, 02:25 PM   #1
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hey guys

So, l'm looking to upgrade my ram, pretty straight forward right... well l'm not the best with computers, far from it actually, but my question is: l currently have a triple core processor 2.1 ghz., running 8gbs of DDR2, which my motherboard is a Asus M2N68-LA l believe (again l suck with computers). l am looking to upgrade my ram to possibly patriot viper series tri-channel DDR3 PC3-12800, 1600 mhz or Corsair TWINX dominator Dual channel 4096 mb PC-12800 DDR3 1600 mhz , either 2 or 4 gb's, not sure yet, depends on what l can afford, but l'm not sure if either of them will work or be compatible with my system.

any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.

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I didnt find the M2N68-LA board, but both M2n68s I did find do not supoort DDR3 ram...to be honest I think 8GB of the DDR2 would be more than enough for almost anything right now.

I have 4GB of DDR2-800 and my PC is great...just person prefrence i guess
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No, your motherboard only supports DDR2. Triple channel memory is not supported.
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Mate, your board is DDR2, there is no way you can use DDR3 modules

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thanks for the help guys, very disappointing but you just saved my a good chunk of change... thanks again guys
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I didnt find the M2N68-LA board, but both M2n68s I did find do not supoort DDR3 ram...to be honest I think 8GB of the DDR2 would be more than enough for almost anything right now.

I have 4GB of DDR2-800 and my PC is great...just person prefrence i guess
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