question about RAM

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bhxtyrant, Oct 14, 2002.

  1. bhxtyrant

    bhxtyrant Guest

    well im on my way to building the PC i talked about in another thread but i need to ask something.the mobo im going to use is a gigabyte ga-7vaxp VIA KT400+8235 chipset now i know its compatible with DDR ram but today i happened to be going through my spare PC parts and found a stick of 256MB PC133 Sdram so the question is can i install it on that mobo along with two 512 MB DDR ram?i know the mobo can take up to 3 gigs of ram but im am unsure if i can install ram that isnt DDR
     
  2. No. SDRam has 168 pins and special keying. DDRam has 184 pins and different special keying.
     
  3. bhxtyrant

    bhxtyrant Guest

    thanks for the info looks like ill add that 256 to the currect 448 in my duron PC
     
  4. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yup.. its not compatible...

    some mobos allow you to install both kinds of memory... sdram and ddr sdram... BUT you can't use em at the same time...

    :)