Motherboard has DDR & DDR2 slots!

  matt-few 15:13 25 Oct 2006


My motherboard has four memory slots - 2 for DDR and 2 for DDR 2. It came with 2 x 512mb (DDR), and the DDR2 slots are free.

Most of my work is photo and video editing. If I bought say another 2 x 512mb of DDR2 memory, would I notice a considerable difference and would both DDR & DDR 2 work at the same time.

Many thanks.

  anskyber 15:16 25 Oct 2006

As I understand it no, its one or the other.

  matt-few 15:38 25 Oct 2006

Thanks Anskyber

So, if I replaced the 1GB of DDR with 1 GB of DDR2, would I notice a mcuh difference?

  anskyber 16:06 25 Oct 2006
  anskyber 16:11 25 Oct 2006

You could run this tool by Crucial which may help you. Click on "scan my system" part way down on the right. Yes its safe. click here

  matt-few 16:25 25 Oct 2006


I have bought from Crucial in the past, and have recently used this memory scanner (and have used it again today). It shows my m/board has two memory slots, one has a 256mb (PC3200) stick and the other is free. The only thing it got right was that it was an Evesham PC with a P4 - 3.6 Processor.

  ed-0 17:11 25 Oct 2006

use cpu-z click here

I find it the best. Look under the spd tab for your memory details. Use the slot# drop down box to show your other dimm slots.

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