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x370 or ab350 for ryzen 1700x along with gskill trident z rgb 3000mhz?

i have deicded to get a ryzen 1700x but im confused about the morherboard as im not gonna be overclocking any of my components.. i already have a gskill trident z rgb 3000mhz and the motherboard options i am considering are gigabyte ab350 gaming 3 or asrock 370x taichi..

my other components include:
corsair h100 v2 cooler
gigabyte gtx 1080 wf3
2x8gb trident z rgb 3000mhz ddr4 ram
cm v750 psu
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  1. If you won't be running SLIi n the future either(other than not overclocking), then there's no reason to go for X370, and the B350 board will be all that you need. Unless you need the extra SATA ports or USB headers.
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  2. Shektron said:
    If you won't be running SLIi n the future either(other than not overclocking), then there's no reason to go for X370, and the B350 board will be all that you need. Unless you need the extra SATA ports or USB headers.


    does the x370 offer more stability or performance over the b350? and what are your views about pairing these with a 3000mhz rgb ram?
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  3. Stability really depends on what settings you run at. Since you won't be overclocking, any motherboard will give you a stable system. No, there is no performance difference between B350 and X370 - especially at stock settings. 3000 MHz RAM is supported by both chipsets, so again, if the extra features of X370 are something you don't need, then there's no point buying the more expensive chipset, and it's better you go with B350.
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  4. My purpose is continuous high load cpu 3d rendering for 3 to 4 days straight.. Will the b350 or 370x have different effects for the same.
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  5. My purpose is continuous high load cpu 3d rendering for 3 to 4 days straight.. Will the b350 or 370x have different effects for the same. So my processor will be under 100 percent load for more than 48hours.
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    You'll need a good cooler for that, not a good motherboard. Again, there's no difference between X370 and B350 except more ports/headers, better SLI support, and more high-end overclocking support on the high-end boards. A B350 will handle that load just as well as an X370 would.
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  7. Shektron said:
    You'll need a good cooler for that, not a good motherboard. Again, there's no difference between X370 and B350 except more ports/headers, better SLI support, and more high-end overclocking support on the high-end boards. A B350 will handle that load just as well as an X370 would.


    thanks for clearing that buddy
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  8. One more thing, that power supply is a bit overkill - a 550W or 600W power supply would be enough, since you don't plan on adding another video card in the future. Get an EVGA SuperNova G3 or G2 power supply, they're great units. There are other options as well, of course. You can refer to the PSU Tier List on Tom's Hardware(linked below) for options for a PSU - Tier One or Tier Two would be ideal for your system. Again, 550-600 W is enough.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html
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