Will DDR5 Ram work on DDR4 Motherboard?

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milankim Posts 2 Registration date Monday December 20, 2021 Status Member Last seen December 21, 2021 - Updated on Dec 20, 2021 at 06:17 PM
milankim Posts 2 Registration date Monday December 20, 2021 Status Member Last seen December 21, 2021 - Dec 21, 2021 at 11:25 AM
Hello, in my college my friend said that it is possible that ddr5 ram will work on ddr4 motherboard. Is it possible?

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HelpiOS Posts 12840 Registration date Friday October 30, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen October 3, 2022 1,830
Dec 21, 2021 at 09:59 AM
Hi,

No - it's impossible. A DDR5 RAM is not compatible with a DDR4 motherboard and it cannot be plugged into the slot because the pin configuration between DDR4 and DDR5 is also different.
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milankim Posts 2 Registration date Monday December 20, 2021 Status Member Last seen December 21, 2021
Updated on Dec 21, 2021 at 02:52 PM
Thanks a lot for your reply.
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