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XPS 420 Q6600 DDR2 or DDR3?

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Can someone please tell me if I can use the following memory type in my XPS 420 Q6600?

DDR3-800 SDRAM, DDR3-1066 SDRAM, DDR3-1333 SDRAM

According to the following info I've found on the net I can but I would like confirmation of this data before I purchase any ram.

Dell XPS 420

up to 8 GB or DDR3 - 1333 SDRAM see below

Field Value
North Bridge Properties
North Bridge Intel Beachwood X38
Supported FSB Speeds FSB800, FSB1066, FSB1333
Supported Memory Types DDR2-667 SDRAM, DDR2-800 SDRAM, DDR3-800 SDRAM, DDR3-1066 SDRAM, DDR3-1333 SDRAM
Maximum Memory Amount 8 GB
Revision / Stepping 00 / A0
Package Type 1300 Pin FC-BGA
Package Size 4.0 cm x 4.0 cm
Core Voltage 1.25 V
In-Order Queue Depth 12

PCI Express Controller
PCI-E 2.0 x16 port #2 In Use @ x16 (Leadtek WinFast PX8800 GTS TDH 640MB Video Adapter)
PCI-E 2.0 x16 port #3 Empty

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jmsandrsn
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Re: XPS 420 Q6600 DDR2 or DDR3?

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The XPS 420 uses DDR2 so it will be compatible with DDR2-667 or DDR2-800.

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jmsandrsn
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Re: XPS 420 Q6600 DDR2 or DDR3?

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The XPS 420 uses DDR2 so it will be compatible with DDR2-667 or DDR2-800.