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Need help choosing a budget motherboard for AMD FX-8350 with wraith cooler

So these are the option that i have been looking but i need some help,

ASRock Socket AM3+ 970M Pro3 (Will it work? or is there a bios update required first?)
Gigabyte Socket AM3+ GA-970A-DS3P V2.1 (Same question as above)
Gigabyte Socket AM3+ GA-970-GAMING

I've seen people recommend GA-970A-UD3P but i was not able to find it with reasonable shipping times.

Oh and was thinking about Asus Radeon RX 550 4GB GDDR5 graphics card.

And i'd just mention that i don't plan on overclocking anything.
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  1. Do you already own the 8350? If not you can build out a much better system for the same money.

    If you already have it, all of those boards officially support the FX-8350. They should not require a BIOS update to do so. Get the cheapest one or whatever has the features you want.

    EDIT: Here are the CPU support lists for each of those boards
    https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-970-Gaming-rev-10#support-cpu
    https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-970A-DS3P-rev-2x#support-cpu
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/970M%20Pro3/?cat=CPU
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  2. What are your plans for the system? The RX 550 will not perform very well for gaming.
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  3. HamBown81 said:
    What are your plans for the system? The RX 550 will not perform very well for gaming.


    I don't stream or anything, and not a biggest gamer out there, work and whatnot. But i have nothing against casual gaming from time to time,
    My original pick was going to be Asus GeForce GT 730
    Oh forgot to mention that i don't own the FX-8350 yet,
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  4. As said there are far better options than an old fx setup.

    What's your country & budget ???

    Re gpu's - the RX 550 is not a card I'd even consider, the rx 460 is far stronger & generally the same price.
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  5. madmatt30 said:
    As said there are far better options than an old fx setup.

    What's your country & budget ???

    Re gpu's - the RX 550 is not a card I'd even consider, the rx 460 is far stronger & generally the same price.


    From Estonia and budget is about 400 eur
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  6. 400 EUR for what though ??

    What components does that budget have to cover ??

    I can't see you doing everything for that including case /PSU.
    If its just for CPU/mb/ram/GPU it's possible.
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  7. madmatt30 said:
    400 EUR for what though ??

    What components does that budget have to cover ??

    I can't see you doing everything for that including case /PSU.
    If its just for CPU/mb/ram/GPU it's possible.


    Just CPU/GPU/RAM and motherboard.

    https://www.gigabyte.com/Graphics-Card/GV-RX460WF2OC-4GD#kf
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  8. Best answer


    Something like that.
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  9. madmatt30 said:


    Something like that.



    Does look promising. checked everything and found no issues with it. I can take from here!
    Thanks mate :)
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