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will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

Q: will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

Ok so, I fried my motherboard a while back and am just now getting an Abit barebone kit with a brand new motherboard and was wondering whether my DDR RDIMM will work in the new DDR2 RIMM memory expansion slots?
Abit Barbone Kit tech Info:

Diablo Black and Silver ATX Mid-Tower Case with 400 Watt Power Supply
Abit LG-95Z Intel Socket 775 MicroATX Motherboard
Intel Celeron D 360 3.46GHz OEM Processor

Here is a link to the barebone kit at Tigerdirect.com:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3094330&CatId=1908

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A: will DDR DRIMM work in DDR2 DIMM expansion slot?

No. You need ddr2 memory.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-ddr-drimm-work-in-ddr2-dimm-expansion-slot.583293/
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has anyone had this problem or know of a way to fix it, i am wondering if some of the canned air/gas became a liquid from spraying to close and got in it.

any help would be appreciated thanks.
 

A:RAM slot/DIMM slot? blue screening me!

Hi,

ok so i have been looking into my problem more, when booting i press tab to show the POST?? or somthing and it says that 1 of the RAMs wouldnt/couldnt R/W (read write?? i dont know)

then i get the screen saying that windows has had hardware changes and asking to how i want to start windows (normal, safe mode, etc) i have tried all but it just restarts.

now its only with 1 of the 2 dimm slots this happens and i have tried differend RAM in there but only the 1 slot works

any help would be appreciated

thanks.
 

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hey

There's kernal patch for 32 bits to support 4 gigs
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ddr2-3-dimm-3gb-32-bit.161100/
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A:Black DIMM slots on Asus m2n SLI won't take my DDR2 RAM

Let's say we don't know exactly to which thread you are referring. Can you describe your problem in better detail?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/black-dimm-slots-on-asus-m2n-sli-wont-take-my-ddr2-ram.178616/
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A:DIMM slot 1, 3 or DIMM slot 2, 4?

It probably doesn't matter, what does the manual say ?

http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/34068-dimm-slot-1-3-dimm-slot-2-4-a.html
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A:'Asus m2n SLI' - black DIMM slots wont insert my DDR2 RAM properly

Is it possible that you need to flip the RAM modules 180 degrees? The notch in the insertion end is not in the middle so it will prevent the RAM from seating if you insert it backwards.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/asus-m2n-sli-black-dimm-slots-wont-insert-my-ddr2-ram-properly.152463/
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A:PC Not Recognizing 3rd DIMM Slot?

Put the two 512MB memory modules in slots 1 & 2 leaving the 3rd slot to house the 1GB memory module. If that doesn't work, try booting the system with each memory module by itself to see if you haven't "burnt" one of the modules during the installation.
 

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A:RAM/Dimm slot issue.

Sort of the same thing here,

Asus X58 + 6/12GB memory overclocking - detecting less memory than installed - i4memory.com - different look at memory

lots of different troubleshooting tips to try.

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A:DIMM slot not recognising RAM

reset your cmos and retry. If that doesn't work - your slot went bad.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dimm-slot-not-recognising-ram.56966/
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A:expansion slot

well, most PCI cards sohuld play nice nice with the shared slot. But i'm not to sure abuot that. I'm not sure if the sound card would like it though. You can probably just put the NIC in there

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A:Solved: DDR RAM In DDR2 Slot?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-ddr-ram-in-ddr2-slot.578438/
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A:PC case (expansion slot) extension cable array

Usually,newer motherboards have extra headers for connecting
the front panel connections.
Afraid graphics and network usually don't have header extensions,
but something like this can get audio/usb firewire up front.
You need to find one to match the headers.
USB is standard but audio can be standard or HD.
http://cgi.ebay.com/5-25-Multi-Func...in_0?hash=item3ef7fd3242&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pc-case-expansion-slot-extension-cable-array.857122/
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A:Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer.  Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications.  In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W.  I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/Expansion-slot-for-graphic-Card-for-HP-Z220-CMT-Workstation/td-p/5693636
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Plz Suggest..

Thanx..............
 

A:can a 533MHz DDR2 RAM and 800 Mhz DDR2 RAM work together ?

If your motherboard is limited to 533 mhz then a 667mhz memory stick will be automatically underclocked to 533mhz, defeating the object of buying the faster ram. As for if 2 sticks of 512mb and 1gb work together side by side, I've never tried it but suspect it would work. If you get any problems, make sure you put the 1gb stick into the 1st memory slot (the slot your 512Mb stick is in at the moment) and put your old 512mb stick into the second slot. I remember reading that the CPU is happier running a bigger memory stick in the 1st slot. It may be an old wives talke, but its worth trying if you get problems.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-a-533mhz-ddr2-ram-and-800-mhz-ddr2-ram-work-together.633123/
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Powersupply? Just making sure...
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/is-the-geforce-gts250-compatible-with-a-ddr2-board-and-pcie-slot.152306/
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any suggestions

cheers
 

A:NVIDIA GeForce 6200 256mb ram 64bit ddr2 graphics card 8X AGP slot

Something is loose.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/nvidia-geforce-6200-256mb-ram-64bit-ddr2-graphics-card-8x-agp-slot.80409/
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Hi NukesGoBoom,

I have seen a similar problem, but it was all USB ports that weren't working.

First, check the BIOS to make sure all USB ports are enabled, which they probably are.

Are all drivers installed and up to date? Do any yellow question marks or exclamation points show up in Device Manager?

-Coolfreak

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/usb-mouse-only-works-in-first-usb-slot-but-wont-work-in-any-other-usb-slot-513250.html
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DDR2-533
DDR2-666
DDR2-800
DDR2-1066
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/if-my-ram-is-ddr2-will-any-ddr2-work.188571/
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Got one at work, can only use all dimm or all simm, not both. Not a lame answer, just the way it is, all mobo's are not the same. I have never seen one that uses both at the same time.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-dimm-and-simm-cant-work-together.34152/
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A:Sims 2 Expansion Pack - only one will work

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Jazza
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sims-2-expansion-pack-only-one-will-work.531554/
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I'd stick with the NEC chipset for expansion USB 2.0 cards, here's an alternative: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16815166002

This should work in any desktop system with a spare PCI slot.Click to expand...

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A:USB 2.0 Expansion Card Doesn't work

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread. I've created a new thread for your issue here. Thanks for your cooperation.

RE your issue: It would help if you told us what specific card you purchased, and what the exact symptoms are.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-2-0-expansion-card-doesnt-work.513163/
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A:seagate 3tb expansion with windows 7 dont work

seems like other folks have run into this issue also: Seagate Expansion 3TB not useable for Windows 7 Ba... - Seagate Community Forums

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Sometimes.

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Post in that thread if you still have concerns after reading it. I'm going to close this to reduce (well prevent) crosstalk.
 

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A:Will DDR 400 RAM work in a DDR2 800 standard motherboard?

Welcome to Techspot!

It won't work @ all, because DDR400 RAM has 184 pins, and DDR2 RAM has 240 pins, and uses less voltage than DDR.

Regards
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/will-ddr-400-ram-work-in-a-ddr2-800-standard-motherboard.70943/
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Regards Howard
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/will-sdram-work-on-a-ddr2-plug.88718/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-ddr2-work-in-ddr3-slots.960375/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ddr2-graphics-card-on-ddr-motherboard-will-it-work.101302/
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And while were at it, newegg.com advertises this http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16820134583
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A:Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel De

From the newegg comments:




I feel as like I should clear up the confusion about this memory. This ram is programed to default to DDR2-667 at 1.8volts instead of the DDR2-800 at 2volts. This is because most motherboards default to 1.8v, and it would suck if you were trying to build a new computer and you couldn't boot because your memory only ran at 2v. That's why kingston made it so you can run it at 1.8v(although at a slower speed) and change it to 2v later. YOU NEED TO MANUALLY SET THE VOLTAGE TO 2VOLTS AND SPEED TO DDR2 800 @ 4-4-4-12 IN THE BIOS. If you don't do this then you are wasting good memory. If you don't believe me then read the data sheet here: http://www.valueram.com/datasheets/KHX6400D2LLK2_2G.pdfClick to expand...

So that makes sense...


Also I think your 2nd link is the same as your first
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/kingston-hyperx-2gb-2-x-1gb-240-pin-ddr2-sdram-ddr2-800-pc2-6400-dual-channel-de.97219/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/corsair-ddr2-dominator-1066mhz-wont-work-at-the-posted-specs-on-my-asus-m3a79-t.139799/
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A:will this gpu work in a PCI slot

yes
check out the sponsors sites for pci video cards on the right side of your screen
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-this-gpu-work-in-a-pci-slot.188298/
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A:My PCI-e card, will it work in an AGP 8x slot?

Nope, completely different and incompatible slots. Can you exchange your vid card for an agp version? If not, then you will need a new mobo.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-pci-e-card-will-it-work-in-an-agp-8x-slot.64472/
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A:Ram question: ddr2 4gb at 667mhz or ddr2 2gb at 800mhz?

Four. You definitely notice a 100% difference in amount over 25% in memory speed - which isn't really noticeable anyway.

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A:My system uses PC2 4200 DDR2 CL4 NP DDR2 SODIMM

Go here and on the right,.. click Scan My System http://www.crucial.com/index.asp
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-system-uses-pc2-4200-ddr2-cl4-np-ddr2-sodimm.509994/
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A:Will AGP video cards work in my PCI slot?

First of all, I want to say that you can never put a card into another designated slot. Do you know what motherboard model you have? You can find out by downloading this and opening the cpuz.exe file and then going to the mainboard tab. Mainboard = Another name for motherboard .
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/will-agp-video-cards-work-in-my-pci-slot.78074/
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got a while ago this mb and cpu.
runs all fine now.
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Ati Radion 9200 or something similar.
how ever i got
K8NGM2-L (GeForce 6100 + nForce 410)
[Onboard 10/100 LAN]

is it that it has Nvidia chips on it. that is wont let me use my AGP ?
atleast there is some AGP slot.
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A:Mouse Wont Work In PS2 Slot

Its ok I managed to get it fixed... somehow..
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mouse-wont-work-in-ps2-slot.551619/
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A:Will a Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty Titanium work better in a PCI-e x16 slot?

No,it will just use the same contacts as the pci express 1 slot uses.
Although you could use it that way if you need the space.it's not
going to make any performance difference.
 

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I see no reason why it wouldn't, though foxconn is not nearly as high end a board as the one I have.

that is to say the interface is backwards compatible.

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UPDATE:

I reinstalled all Drivers etc from the Soundblaster Titanium. I can now choose the Card in Players such as Winamp or AIMP3 and enjoy the sound on my 5.1 Headphones. However, using it for any other Systemsound like the Browser with Youtube, i will only hear Bass Sounds in my Headphones. In settings from Creative, where I can choose the Bass Boost (Crossover Frequency), when having Systemsounds like in a Browser, when I have that activated (as I said) i only head Bass sounds. When I disable Bass boost (Crossover Frequency), i hear nothing. But when I click it again, for a millisecond I hear the normal sound again. But only for a millisecond.

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Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
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My opinion ...

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