- 70 months ago
I am updating our old pc (was an Intel core 2 E8500 and Radeon 4600) for my son's gaming and would really appreciate some comments.
CPU FX-6300 Video Radeon R9 270x Twin Frozn Mob Asrock 970 pro 3 r2.0 ATX AM3+ PSU Corsair 500 Mem G Skills Ares series CAs 8 2 x 4gb
My biggest query is the motherboard, not exactly sure what I need. Concerned the 970 chip needs a BIOS upgrade, have no idea how to do that? So wondering whether to get the Gigabyte GA 990x-ud3 instead ( quite a bit more £30!).
Should we stretch ourselves even more and get the FX-8320 or even the FX-8350 or is it not really necessary
I haven't ordered any extra fans or thermal compound, do you think I should and if so what?
We are very excited to do this but it is very daunting! Any comments would be welcome.