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I'm going to be buying 4 gigs of DDR3 RAM. I don't think I can run 5 so I'll just remove the single gig of RAM that I have in now.

How can I tell if my motherboard will support DDR3 RAM? I ran CPU-Z and have a report made.

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crucial provides a memory finding tool which should do it for you http://www.crucial.com/

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Thanks, but is that testing compatibility with my existing ram or for my motherboard itself? – Citizen May 31 '10 at 5:06

Look at the physical form factor: DDR2 and DDR3 have a different pin count as well as a different notch position.

DDR2

DDR2

DDR3

DDR3 Memory

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