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Finalizing AMD build, need help with the Motherboard so I start.

dv8bn
  • 72 months ago

Im opting for an AMD build with 6300 debating between using the gtx 760 and the r9 280 the main issue i have is which motherboard is good enough to handle this?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $112.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $59.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $69.99 @ Amazon
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $59.99 @ Micro Center
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $199.99 @ NCIX US
Case NZXT H440 (Red/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $92.00 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter Encore ENLWI-N3 802.11b/g/n PCI Wi-Fi Adapter $10.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $645.93

Comments

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

if i were you, i would avoid that motherboard. It doesn't have crossfire/sli support and the newegg reviews are horrid...

Also rather than getting a single 128gb ssd, i would defintalty get a 1tb hdd instead.

Don't get 1 stick of 8gb ram. Get a package of 2 sticks of 4gb ram.

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