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Can install both different types of RAM


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Can I install both DDR and DDR2 at the same time if my motherboard supports both?

If not, then kindly please explain why? What could be the possibly happened?

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No that won't work and if you try the computer won't boot and could possibly damage the board. Correct me if I am wrong but there are only a couple of manufactuers (gigabyte and msi) who have both dimms on some of there boards and it clearly states in the specs/manual that you have to run one or the other or possible damage could occur
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I see, thanks Sir! :)
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Your welcome!
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No that won't work and if you try the computer won't boot and could possibly damage the board. Correct me if I am wrong but there are only a couple of manufactuers (gigabyte and msi) who have both dimms on some of there boards and it clearly states in the specs/manual that you have to run one or the other or possible damage could occur


All manufacturers at some point made crossover boards. Asrock certainly did it.

That is, boards that support SDRAM and DDR. Can't use both together, it'll eat the Windows installation.
Now we have boards that support DDR2 and DDR3. Again, don't use both together.
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