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AMD FX-8350 which motherboard is fully compatible?

Hello guys,
I would like to gather a new computer for myself. I do not understand a lot computer hardware. I need your help for this ..

Which motherboard best for AMD FX-8350 ?

I want to do :
1- 3D Desing
2- Rendering (3D Objects,Map,Video)
3- Gaming
4- Graphic design (PS,AI,COREL)

I gather that,

CPU : AMD FX-8350 AM3+ 16MB 4GHz
GPU : Sapphire R9 380X NITRO Dual-X OC 4GB 256Bit GDDR5
MOTHERBOARD : Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P AM3+
RAM : Kingston DDR3 32GB(4x8) HyperX Savage RED 1866MHz CL9
HD : Seagate 4TB/8GB SSHD 7200 RPM 8GB
SSD : Kingston 240GB HyperX Savage (Read 560MB / Write 530MB)
Liquid Cooler : ( CW-9060019-WW ) CORSAIR Hydro H110i GT
CASE : ( DKCHTRANSFORMER850 ) Dark Transformer 850W
Case Fan : ( COR-CO-9050011-WW ) Corsair Air SP120 120 mm
Sound Card : Creative Audigy Value SE 7.1 PCI
Speaker : ( CREA550 ) Creative SBS A550 47W 5+1

Is there something wrong? Is there anything missing?
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  1. Best answer
    The GA-970A-UD3P is good enough for the fx8350.
    One thing is the PSU, Dark Transformer 850W, even it is 80plus, because I am not familiar with that brand, so I can't say anything about it.
    Do you use the 4TB SSHD for scratch disk ? or storage? or the 2nd drive for gaming?
  2. AMD FX CPUs support 1600MHz memory with all slots filled or 1866MHz with two slots filled (one DIMM per channel). You would need to overclock the system to run memory at 1866MHz with all slots filled.
    Savage Memory Red - 32GB Kit (4x8GB) - DDR3 1600MHz Intel XMP CL9 DIMM
    Part Number: HX316C9SRK4/32

    The AMD 990FX chipset motherboards are better than the AMD 970 chipset GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P.

    GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 (rev. 1.0)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128859&Tpk=N82E16813128859
  3. cin19 said:
    The GA-970A-UD3P is good enough for the fx8350.
    One thing is the PSU, Dark Transformer 850W, even it is 80plus, because I am not familiar with that brand, so I can't say anything about it.
    Do you use the 4TB SSHD for scratch disk ? or storage? or the 2nd drive for gaming?


    I will be use to storage. I'm open to suggestions. As I said before, I do not understand much of the hardware.
  4. If the 4TB is for storage, just get the regular 4TB HDD, but if the price is right, the SSHD is good too, I don't know how much those drives are, because I think you maybe not in USA. And you use the photoshop, you are better to use either other SSD or HDD for scratch disk.

    If you are in USA, you will see the difference.
    Storage: Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.78 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive ($144.88 @ OutletPC)
  5. Calvin7 said:
    AMD FX CPUs support 1600MHz memory with all slots filled or 1866MHz with two slots filled (one DIMM per channel). You would need to overclock the system to run memory at 1866MHz with all slots filled.
    Savage Memory Red - 32GB Kit (4x8GB) - DDR3 1600MHz Intel XMP CL9 DIMM
    Part Number: HX316C9SRK4/32

    The AMD 990FX chipset motherboards are better than the AMD 970 chipset GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P.

    GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 (rev. 1.0)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128859&Tpk=N82E16813128859


    Thank you for ram suggestions. Some of my friends said that i need should receive ASUS motherboard because gigabyte is not good. What you think ?
  6. cin19 said:
    If the 4TB is for storage, just get the regular 4TB HDD, but if the price is right, the SSHD is good too, I don't know how much those drives are, because I think you maybe not in USA. And you use the photoshop, you are better to use either other SSD or HDD for scratch disk.

    If you are in USA, you will see the difference.
    Storage: Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.78 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive ($144.88 @ OutletPC)


    Im on Turkey there is
    1- 4TB HDD 7200RPM ($100.99)
    2- 4TB/8GB SSHD 7200RPM ($104.72)

    So there is not much difference between them. I read somewere SSD is more durable and useful. Is right ?
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