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Video Card RAM question

By thecrowe14
Nov 3, 2005
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  1. I just had a quick question about a graphics card I want to buy. I have 1.5 gigs of DDR2 Ram in my computer. The video card has DDR memory, 64 mb onboard, and uses system memory to support up to 256 mb. Will I have compatability problems with my ram being DDR2 and the cards being DDR? (Can the card use ddr2 ram to support the full 256 mb)?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814121193R

    Thanks
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,304   +52 Staff Member

    I'm not sure I really understand the question for some reason... But it looks like your system has DDR2 memory and this video card has DDR?

    If that is the case, then there will be no problem. But how your question was worded hasn't quite made sense to me yet. Might be me. :)
  3. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,382

    Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

    from the link:
    REFURBISHED: ASUS EN6200TC256/TD/64M Geforce 6200TC 64MB onboard and Effective Memory Size 256MB 64-bit DDR PCI Express x16 Video Card - OEM

    64mb ddr on video card based ram, with up to additional 256mb system shared ram (in you case ddr2).
    I think the question is
    Is there a Compatability issue between the on card ddr and system
    shared ddr2?
    I have never heard of a card that could extend out of resident ram into system ram before but ther it is.
    If you have'nt bought this card yet, I wouldn't recommend it, {REFURBISHED & OEM} are the key(scare) words, on top of the compatability question.

    G'Luck
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