Can I Use A DDR2 Video Card On A DDR3 System

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December 8, 2010 at 10:03:51
Specs: Windows 7 Ultimate x64, C2D2.8GHZ/4GB
I am planning to build a new computer and was wondering can I use a DDR2 Video Card With A DDR3 System

The Specs Will Be:
Corei3 540 (3.06Ghz)
Kingston 2GB DDR3 1333Mhz
Motherboard: INTEL DH55PJ or INTEL DH55HC
Hard Drive: Western Digital 320GB SATA
A Good PowerSupply to keep system cool and safe and which has enough capacity to run the hardware

And The Graphics Card will be a nvidia9500GT DDR2- I am not into gaming. Only Videos.
Leaving the power supply can I use the 9500GT DDR2 with the rest of the system. I mean is it compatile with the motherboard and everything.

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December 8, 2010 at 10:06:30
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December 8, 2010 at 10:13:21
What's the rush?

The memory on the video card has absolutely nothing to do with the memory used by the system. I suggest you get something else though, the 9500GT is old news. How about a GT 220 instead?

BTW, choose a different motherboard. Get a board based on an Intel chipset but NOT made by Intel. Look at boards from Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, MSI, etc. And why such a small hard drive? Also, why 2GB DDR3-1333 when you can get 4GB DDR3-1600 for just $35?

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December 9, 2010 at 01:10:31
How about motherboard ASUS P7H55-V. It supports DDR3. So Can I use a DDR2 Graphic Card on this. Actually I have a 9500GT DDR2 on my current system. And I purchased the card only two months ago.. Its new..
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December 20, 2010 at 18:10:07
Video cards are either PCI, PCI EXPRESS, or some other wierd connector that I can't pronounce the name of. DDR2/3 are types of RAM for the computer.

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