Mobo & Video Card

By xquizyt
Dec 1, 2006
  1. I'm building my second computer. My question.. My motherboard uses DDR2 do I need a video card that also uses DDR2?
  2. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,406

    Welcome to Techspot.

    The system ram and the GPU ram do not need to be the same. I.e., you CAN use a GPU with DDR3 (for example) on a computer using DDR2 system memory without problem. The two are not related.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    ditto. Also read the FAQs about memory upgrading in case you ever add memory to your mobo.
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