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    Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    Folks, I'm building a mATX machine for a friend at the moment, now having had a look around there doesn't seem to be any motherboards of mATX size that take both DDR2 and DDR3 or even only DDR3. Are there any such boards out there or is my friend out of luck with using his spare 2Gb of DDR3?

    Would I be right in presuming that there aren't any boards with both combo's such as the Gigabyte P35C-DS3R in mATX size as SIZE is the limiting factor here?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    Can't think of one to be honest.

    Current Chipsets are

    Nvidia 630i
    Intell G33/G35
    and I suppse the slightly older ATi Abit falitity.

    None of which use DDR3 afaik.

    How on earth has he aquired a "spare 2GB of DDR3"?

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    Re: Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    lack of space on the PCB for both I suppose.

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    Re: Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by UseItNow View Post
    Folks, I'm building a mATX machine for a friend at the moment, now having had a look around there doesn't seem to be any motherboards of mATX size that take both DDR2 and DDR3 or even only DDR3. Are there any such boards out there or is my friend out of luck with using his spare 2Gb of DDR3?

    Would I be right in presuming that there aren't any boards with both combo's such as the Gigabyte P35C-DS3R in mATX size as SIZE is the limiting factor here?

    Thanks!
    Sell the spare 2gb and buy a new car or go on holiday with the cash

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    Re: Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    Sell the spare 2gb and buy a new car or go on holiday with the cash

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    Re: Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    Sell the spare 2gb and buy a new car or go on holiday with the cash
    hahaha! VERY true

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    Re: Any mATX motherboards that take DDR2/3?

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    How on earth has he aquired a "spare 2GB of DDR3"?
    He managed to order 2 kits of 2Gb DDR3, to top it off he could have returned the unwanted second kit under the DSR rules but when I told him that, he said he hadn't heard of DSR. (Him: )

    It's a shame really, all he had to have done was read the terms of sale.

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    Sell the spare 2gb and buy a new car or go on holiday with the cash

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