No problem ^
Sorry for the late reply. I had a few issues with the board itself, but after a BIOS update everything seemed to work normally. The reason PCPartPicker flags it as incompatible is because the board is for the 1000 series of Ryzen, but now the board ships out of the factory with the BIOS updated for Ryzen 2000 series. Because you're using a motherboard for an older chipset, some features may not work, but raw performance is still excellent.
TL;DR, it works fine with the board. Just make sure the front of the MOBO box says "Ryzen 2000 Series Ready" or something similar.
Thanks! And yeah, the board really does look good considering it's a B350. Though I wish there were more RGB zones, I can't really complain with the price tag :P
Besides, I can just pick up some RGB strips and hook them up onto the RGB headers on the board.
Sorry for the late reply :P
I let StreamLabs automatically configure the bit rate to 3800 and I manually upped the resolution to 1080p and the stream FPS to 60. I haven't streamed Killing Floor 2 yet, but considering how incredibly optimized the game is I'm sure it'll do a solid 60 at Ultra while streaming. I have however streamed Fortnite at its lowest settings except with view distance at epic and the resolution at 1080p for gameplay purposes. And there isn't any input lag unlike the i3-7100 I used before the R5.
If you're going to stream, the extra headroom is worth the money. Gaming utilizes around 30 to 40 percent of the processor. Sometimes even less.
I found out there were BIOS updates available. After updating it I think the problems have been solved ^
I haven't. I'll give it a shot tomorrow morning.
I did that. Installed Windows fresh onto a 120GB SSD.
It's an OEM version.
I know that I'm supposed to get a new motherboard, but is there anything software wise I have to do before I do that?