Forum discussion tagged with DDR2.
  1. M

    Question References about A-Tech manufacturer?

    Hello Friends For an old Acer Aspire One which uses RAM based on DDR2, because it is an old technology, there is no available for neither Kingston nor Crucial. Through Amazon appears the A-Tech manufacturer For example: A-Tech 4GB DDR2 800MHz SODIMM PC2-6400 1.8V CL6 200-Pin Non-ECC...
  2. G

    Question Single-Sided Memory Can't Work on G31 motherboards?

    I need to buy some DDR2 RAMs to really olds machines that I work on and I came across this shop on Aliexpress that said that single-side RAM can't work on G31 and G41 motherboards. Can anyone confirm or denied that? Where can I learn more about it?
  3. M

    Question What can I do with this 15 years old PC ??

    Hey, guys! My parents gave me their (15 years old) computer to do with as I please as they're not using it anymore (and truth being told they've only used it for like 2-3 years when they've purchased it around 2008-2009) So, I dismantled it, dusted it off a little bit, and took inventory of...
  4. K

    Question Maximum DIMM DDR2 RAM supported ?

    Hi, I have an old PC with a Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. G31M-S2C (Socket 775) motherboard. While browsing through their website, I found out that the maximum RAM supported is 4GB. The motherboard has 2 slots, which at the moment are filled with 2x2GB DDR2 stick. This is the information...
  5. Rauf.mammadli

    Question Can a GPU with GDDR3 memory be used on a DDR2 motherboard ?

    I have a Radeon 3850 HD X2 GPU with GDDR3 memory. Can it be used on a DDR2 motherboard ?
  6. N

    [SOLVED] DDR2 vs DDR3

    Hello everyone, I Want to buy a new laptop for Normal gaming and Trading purposes. I do not have so much knowledge about PC and Laptops, so I visited one of my friend's shops, he is too good in technology as well, he suggested me some Laptops: 1: HP 15s-GR0011AU Laptop 2: DELL Inspiron Ryzen 3...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] 4GB of DDR2 RAM read only as 2.5GB - how to fix?

    So I have this old office PC that had a single stick of 1GB DDR2 RAM, and I decided to upgrade to 2 sticks of 2GB RAM. But for some reason, the BIOS only reads 2.5GB of this. What I've done so far: Installed Windows 10, 64-bit version, to remove any chance of OS limitations. Still 2.5GB...

    [SOLVED] Samsung 4GB 2x2 DDR2 800Mhz Best timings/Frequency HELP

    Specs: CPU: Intel core 2 Duo E8500 OC'd @3230Mhz GPU: MSI GTX 650TI BOOST OC 2GB BE TF3 RAM: 4GB DDR2 800Mhz Samsung 2x2 MB MAX MB: Foxconn G31MX Motherboard PSU: FSP 600Watts 85+ Storage: Intel 330 120GB SSD + 1TB WD HDD OS: Win 7 Ultimate 64bit Case: Cooler Master Storm Stryker HSF:Cooler...
  9. mvk7

    Question LGE50(ED500) laptop 2gb+2gb ram combination not working but works on 2gb+1gb ram

    Hi, My old LGE50(ED500) laptop used to run on 2GB(1+1) DDR2 rams of 667Mhz individually. I tried upgrading to 4gb(2+2) of both 800Mhz speed. But the combination doesn't work. i get horizontal lines on screen at starting of LG logo and freezes there. I tried with 2gb(800Mhz) in second slot...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] Best configuration (Core 2 cpus)

    Hi I have to choose between a Core 2 Duo E6400 (2,13 ghz) with 4 gb DDR2 and a Core 2 Quad Q8300 (2,5 ghz) with 2gb DDR2. What combination of parts has most power? Edit: Is it possible to benchmark the systems in Linux, then I can see for myself the best combination?
  11. MishterKirby

    [SOLVED] Did two sticks of RAM die on me?

    I restarted my PC, but it abruptly shut down (the weird thing is that the fans were still running, so I unplugged it for a while). When I tried to turn it on, it would just power the fans on, but not POST. When I saw it did that, I pulled the memory modules out, and tried booting it with no...
  12. N

    [SOLVED] Compatible 2 X 4GB = 8GB ram stick for DG41RQ Mother Board

    Hi, I am from India; have DG41RQ motherboard which support max of 8GB DDR2 RAM, But I couldn't find any brands which having 4GB in a single stick. any one please help to find the compatible 4GB single stick DDR2. with lot of search i came across DDR2 4GB Server RAM is this will compatible for...
  13. toni15538

    [SOLVED] Blank screen with 7GB of RAM installed?

    Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre m57(9181) and have problems when I use specific ram configuration. The PC turns on, the fan spins, but it's blank screen The photo will explain which configurations work and which not. All the memory is DDR 2. The colored slots are showing which slots are...
  14. morgansfam

    [SOLVED] Intel Gm45 Ram Confusion.

    Hi friends, My notebook's model is sony vaio vgn-fw260 and mainboard's chipset is GM45. In intel datasheet it emphasizes GM45 supports both DDR2 and DDR3. So i purchased DDR3 type RAM to upgrade. But i realized pin configuration of DDR2 and DDR3 not same, so couldnt utilize DDR3. Is there any...
  15. 5leadgaming

    [SOLVED] RAM Question Regarding Asus P5KC

    I have a question about this motherboard. As I have read online, you can either have 4 sticks of DDR2 memory up to 8gb, or have either 2 sticks of 2gb ddr3 or 1 stick of 4gb, but I have seen videos with this same motherboard and same BIOS version, that have 8gb of ddr3 memory, identified with...
  16. Dipto

    [SOLVED] Can I update my graphic card ?

    I am currently use 2 GB ram base Intel g31/33 family cheapset computer .Can i Change the graphic card or whats the g31/33 s alternative can you suggest?and Could I change the motherboard ?Its ddr2 type.
  17. C

    [SOLVED] Upgrade memory frequence

    Hi, i have this cpu https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/32430/intel-pentium-processor-e2220-1m-cache-2-40-ghz-800-mhz-fsb.html with this mobo https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-945GCM-S2L-rev-10/sp#sp .Can i upgrade memory frequency, under 667mhz?
  18. yullbarez

    Question My RAM is Unstable

    Hi, i had two 2GB DDR2 800 MHz Kingston CL 6 RAM and had 6-6-6-18 timings. I've set timing 5-5-5-18 and played CS:GO for 30 minutes system frozen. I've tried to set it stock timing (6-6-6-18) but can't get display and i've reset the CMOS. Now I've set 5-5-5-15. But i can't understand why i can't...
  19. A

    Question Where can I find 4GB DDR2/Stick for Xeon E5450 on GA-EG45M-UD2H ?

    Hi everyone, I am currently running an ESXi server on an LGA 775 to 771 modded Xeon 5450 paired with Gigabyte's GA-EG45M-UD2H, with 8GB of DDR2-800Mhz RAM (2GB*4 Sticks). I'm running 4 VMs (pfsense, ownCloud Ubuntu, freepbx and homeassistant) and the processor never even hits close to 60%...
  20. A

    Question ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570

    It's about my old laptops graphics card. The original one I had was this one HD4570 just a 512MB version instead 1GB Now I'm not sure about this one Another version of HD4570, would it work in my laptop? As I found out it's a DDR2 one and the original one was DDR3 but reading a bit on the...
  21. T

    Question 4GB DDR2 RAM Stick

    Hello, Would anyone here happen to know a place to find some 4GB DDR2 800MHz stick for a decent price? I'm not really finding any good deals, and the ones I do find say they're AMD only or are for servers. I'm building a Core 2 Quad Q9650 build (not my main system) and I am using the Foxconn...
  22. T

    Question Windows 10 iso bootable usb drive stuck booting on an old system.

    So, I have this system consisting of old components listed below. CPU : Intel Xeon E5450 (Core 2 Quad Q9650 LGA 775 equivalent if I'm not mistaken) Motherboard : ASUS P5Q-VM (Latest bios version from ASUS website installed) RAM : 4 sticks of Kingston 2GB DDR2-800 CL5 1.8V. (The short stick...
  23. L

    [SOLVED] Amd Phenom Ii X4 945 is Compatable with AM2+ socket and DDR2?

    I'm trying to buy a new CPU for my PC, so i want to know if this one can work with my motherboard.
  24. Tekno0007

    Question Is my ram speed ok? 667 Mhz Ram Showing 266 Mhz DRAM frequency :( .

    I have a query about my ram which is 2GB DDR2 667mhz and its single channel. Motherboard Config INTEL 945 CHIPSET PI945Z--FSB 1066--DUAL CHANNEL SUPPORTED (DDR2 667)--SOCKET 775. I am having PHEONIX BIOS V6.00 PG. Operating Systm is Windows 7 Ultimate.So now back to the query, while checking my...
  25. A

    Question DDR2 RAM Different or will it match?

    Hey, This also relates to the last question that I asked Would these two ram sets of modules work together? https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2GB-Kit-2x1GB-Ocz-Reaper-DDR2-1066-Ram-PC2-8500U-CL5-2-2V-Ocz-2RPR10662GK/202616078309...
  26. J

    [SOLVED] Can any processor use any type of RAM as long as the motherboard supports it?

    Can any processor use any type of RAM (DDR, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, DDR5) as long as the motherboard has the correct socket for the type of RAM? Or is it dependent on the memory controller in the CPU?
  27. G

    Question Gigabyte G31M-S2L - Success Bios update - black screen

    Hello folks, Yesterday I took my old 775 Gigabyte MB and I bought new CPU(Xeon E5450) in order to bring new life to that old machine. I tried to put the cpu in the MB, and it recognized it but the machine has shut down and it never succeeded to post the OS screen. So I put my old e5200 cpu...
  28. Chrispiano

    Question Asus p5q pro turbo not posting

    Hi All, Before I start, system specs as follows: MoBo: Asus p5q pro turbo CPU: Intel core II duo (3.16GHz?) RAM: Kingston KVR800D2N6/2G (x2) (DDR2) GPU: nVidia gts 250 1GB PSU: Corsair TX750W HDD: Seagate BarraCuda 1TB 7200rpm I've built a few PC's in my time and was asked by a friend to take...
  29. J

    [SOLVED] Can you use a Raspberry Pi CM3 in a regular SODIMM slot and create a cluster?

    If I had a laptop with more than 1 SODIMM slots, and I took 1 of the SODIMM RAM sticks out and replaced the DDR2 slot with a Raspberry Pi CM3 (https://www.tomshardware.com/news/raspberry-pi-cm3-plus-features-specs,38504.html) (so no compatibility problems there), could I create a cluster with...
  30. F

    [SOLVED] My Computer doesn't power up upon pressing power button

    I've got 10 years old DELL Inspiron 535s slim tower with following config: Processor: Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93GHz Ram : 4GB DDR2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit PCIe: possibly version 2.0 It was working fine until one day it just didn't start up. I thought it has PSU issue the fan wasn't rotating after...
  31. trandaa

    [SOLVED] Motherboard right RAM frequency - native vs. max

    Hello good people, I'm new in PC building and tweaking and I've got a question about the RAM frequency, and which I should set. My MoBo is Gigabyte GA-A320-S2H V2, which supports DDR4 3200(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2667*/2400/2133 MHz and I have Corsair Vengeance LPX 1x8GB 2400 CL16 RAM. I couldn't...
  32. I

    Question PC keep random boot in Game

    Hello, Recently my gaming pc have this problem - it keeps randomly reboot when I run games for 5-15 minutes. I tried remove my rams, boot my pc, motherboard speaker long beep 3 times. I tried change my PSU and downgrade my GPU driver, same problem still occurs. Game Tested: Dota 2, CS:GO, PUBG...
  33. Z

    Upgraded from 16gb to 32gb of DDR4 Ram, won't boot bast 2666mhz

    So I just upgraded the ram in my computer from 16gb of DDR4 3000mhz ram to 32gb. Same ram, identical sticks etc. My 16gb ran fine at the 3000mhz profile. but when I added the two new ones, it failed to boot, and stocked at 2133mhz. I eventually changed the frequency one by one to eventually get...
  34. L

    Graphics card (I believe) Is showing every color change in shaders

    http://prntscr.com/mfohqd As you can see, you can see the colors change but for other people it is smooth and you cant see it change that easily. How would i fix it so that it is smooth instead of being wierd?
  35. L

    What are the chances of leaks with custom loops?

    The title says it all. With me about to build my first custom water cooled computer, I'd like to get an idea of the chance of leaks so i don't ruin my computer. Thanks!
  36. K

    [SOLVED] How to Choose the best USB hub for me

    So I am in need of a USB hub. I need at least 3 USB ports and 1 Ethernet port. I have already found one that has those things, the UGREEN USB hub, it has 3 USB ports and 1 gigabit Ethernet port. It uses USB 3.0 Can it support all of my 3 usb devices because my headset and mouse has rgb and i...
  37. D

    Nzxt smart device and CM AIO

    Hi! I have a question about the smart device. I ordered a H500i and a Nepton 240M FROM cooler master. I am wondering how to do the wiring? Should I plug the fans of the aio in the smart device? And should I plug the pump 4 pin into the MB cpu header or the smart device? Because if I plug the...
  38. T

    [SOLVED] EVGA RTX 2060 cards comparison question

    Hi, all. I posted recently about the (mostly) new PC I'm building, and the only thing I still have left to settle on is the graphics card. I think I'm going to get one of the EVGA RTX 2060 cards, but I'm wondering about the differences between them. There are three versions, one at $350, one...
  39. D

    [SOLVED] Could use some advice and guidance on proper steps for GPU installation.

    Hello, so I will be getting a fully functional gaming PC soon that does not have a GPU and will be running on integrated graphics. This is because I will be installing the GPU in my current PC into the new one. So I just wanted some advice and guidance on the proper procedure for installing and...
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    can i mix memory?

    i currently have 8gb of 2400 memory in my system it is a ballistix sport LT i cant find the same module of ram for a good deal anywhere am i able to get a different module like corsair vengeance 8gb 2400? i am getting more ram because my gpu(1070) and CPU(i5-8400) are bottle necked by it being a...