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Old 09-13-2006, 04:52 PM   #1
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Default What happens if i mix DDR RAM and SDRAM?

I'm sorta young to be installing my own RAM.. BUT it's my own computer =P

So i was wondering because i have a stick of DDR and SD so i want to know if anything *consequential* could happen.. Cause i don't want to mess it up or melt the mother board =)
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Old 09-13-2006, 04:53 PM   #2
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Default Re: What happens if i mix DDR RAM and SDRAM?

DDR and SDRAM are pysically different, unless you have both slots you cannot do this,
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Old 09-13-2006, 04:55 PM   #3
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Default Re: What happens if i mix DDR RAM and SDRAM?

What do you mean by "both slots" my computer has 4 slots of RAM and i have 1 stick of DDR and 1 of SD and i was wondering if i put them together if the computer would malfunction
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Old 09-13-2006, 05:01 PM   #4
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Default Re: What happens if i mix DDR RAM and SDRAM?

He means, that your computer prooly onlyy has a slot made for ddr, and not sd..Since sd is old the physical make is different, I think sd is way bigger then ddr, and it wont fit, unless ur mobo has an option for both, but Idont even think they make one like that..So all in all, no..
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Old 09-13-2006, 05:03 PM   #5
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Ok thank you guys
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Default Re: What happens if i mix DDR RAM and SDRAM?

u could fit it in with a hammer :P
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Old 09-13-2006, 05:44 PM   #7
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If you actually mix DDR and SDRAM modules if you board supports both slots, the DDR module may damage, meaning fry.
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Default Re: What happens if i mix DDR RAM and SDRAM?

Can't say I have ever seen a SD/DDR mixed board..seen a DDR2/DDR, but that's about it..
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Old 09-13-2006, 09:35 PM   #9
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I had one, but I had to sell it...a 1GHZ machine

It's ASUS A7A 266
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how old are you?
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