ATI 5770 has GDRR5 memory. can it work on my PC?

By chz435646746
Jun 19, 2010
  1. Hi, I just bought this desktop and I am wondering whether ATI 5770 fits my system or not? ATI 5770 uses GDRR5 but it seems my motherboard doesn't support that. So I am really confused here. Wish someone can help....
    My computer info is as follows:
    Motherboard: Foxconn H-RS780-uATX HP: Aloe-GL8E
    PCI Express x16: 1PCI Express x1: 3PCI Express x1 minicard socket: 1
    Processor: AMD Athlon(TM) X4 635 quad-core processor [2.9GHz, 6GB]
    Memory: 6 GB (3 x 2 GB) DDR3 PC3-10600 (message as PC3-8500)

    I am happy to provide more info if needed.
    Thanks in advance.
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,264

    Short answer is yes.
    The video RAM (vRAM) that the card uses has no direct bearing on the motherboard.

    The card uses GDDR5 -The G stands for graphics. Motherboards utilise DDR RAM (either DDR, DDR2 or DDR3), both for the system and integrated graphics (SidePort cache).
  3. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,672   +9

    I think this question was already answered in your previous thread chz435646746.

    But again, like DBZ said, yes.
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