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B350 or x370 motherboard for full load 48hours 3d using ryzen 1700x

I'm not sure whether to go for a b350 or 370x for full load cpu 3d rendering and simulations using autodesk maya on ryzen 1700x which is similar to cinebench test. I will be rendering using all threads for 4 days continously where cpu would be under 100% load without overclocking any component. So will the choice of b350 or 370x make a difference in performance or stability here under stock clocks
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  1. What from factor were you looking at getting (EATX, ATX, mATX)? And what add-in cards are you planning to use? The real difference in chipsets is the number of pci-e lanes available. X370 has more available lanes. So you can, for example, run two/three GPUS, 2 or three envme m.2 SDDs, RAID, and a video capture card, at full pci-e speeds. B350, maybe you'll be able to run 1 gpu, 1 envme m.2 SDD, and one add-in video card.

    So if you are going to use a multi-gpu setup and you need a couple of fast SSDs, then get X370. As this will give you good headroom to upgrade/add to your system.

    Stable overclocking on both chipsets pretty much depends on the quality of the mobo. In my opinion ASUS do the best mobo's for both chipsets, then followed by Asrock. I would also check the motherboard's QVL (tested) memory list, as this shows which ram sticks offer the most stability. Asrock have a good QVL ram list. Go for the highest speed you can get on the QVL for your mobo, as ryzen likes fast ram.

    Check the link out for chipset differences
    https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/2763-amd-chipset-comparison-x370-b350-a320
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    What from factor were you looking at getting (EATX, ATX, mATX)? And what add-in cards are you planning to use? The real difference in chipsets is the number of pci-e lanes available. X370 has more available lanes. So you can, for example, run two/three GPUS, 2 or three envme m.2 SDDs, RAID, and a video capture card, at full pci-e speeds. B350, maybe you'll be able to run 1 gpu, 1 envme m.2 SDD, and one add-in video card.

    So if you are going to use a multi-gpu setup and you need a couple of fast SSDs, then get X370. As this will give you good headroom to upgrade/add to your system.

    Stable overclocking on both chipsets pretty much depends on the quality of the mobo. In my opinion ASUS do the best mobo's for both chipsets, then followed by Asrock. I would also check the motherboard's QVL (tested) memory list, as this shows which ram sticks offer the most stability. Asrock have a good QVL ram list. Go for the highest speed you can get on the QVL for your mobo, as ryzen likes fast ram.

    Check the link out for chipset differences
    https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/2763-amd-chipset-comparison-x370-b350-a320


    well atx size.. im thinking may be gigabyte mb350 gaming 3 or asrock 370x taichi
    i have these components:
    corsair h100 v2 cooler
    gigabyte gtx 1080 wf3
    2x8gb trident z rgb 3000mhz ddr4 ram
    cm v750 psu
    250gb ssd
    2tb 7200rpm hdd

    and my main purpose is long hours 3d raytraced rendering and no overclocking
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    vish1756 said:
    Bungle11 said:
    What from factor were you looking at getting (EATX, ATX, mATX)? And what add-in cards are you planning to use? The real difference in chipsets is the number of pci-e lanes available. X370 has more available lanes. So you can, for example, run two/three GPUS, 2 or three envme m.2 SDDs, RAID, and a video capture card, at full pci-e speeds. B350, maybe you'll be able to run 1 gpu, 1 envme m.2 SDD, and one add-in video card.

    So if you are going to use a multi-gpu setup and you need a couple of fast SSDs, then get X370. As this will give you good headroom to upgrade/add to your system.

    Stable overclocking on both chipsets pretty much depends on the quality of the mobo. In my opinion ASUS do the best mobo's for both chipsets, then followed by Asrock. I would also check the motherboard's QVL (tested) memory list, as this shows which ram sticks offer the most stability. Asrock have a good QVL ram list. Go for the highest speed you can get on the QVL for your mobo, as ryzen likes fast ram.

    Check the link out for chipset differences
    https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/2763-amd-chipset-comparison-x370-b350-a320


    well atx size.. im thinking may be gigabyte mb350 gaming 3 or asrock 370x taichi
    i have these components:
    corsair h100 v2 cooler
    gigabyte gtx 1080 wf3
    2x8gb trident z rgb 3000mhz ddr4 ram
    cm v750 psu
    250gb ssd
    2tb 7200rpm hdd

    and my main purpose is long hours 3d raytraced rendering and no overclocking


    I would go for the Asrock board, it has a better memory QVL list. Plus it will give you some extra head room to add video or sound cards in the future.
    I have this motherboard http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty%20X370%20Gaming-ITXac/index.asp
    I'm running the latest BIOS (3.10), and the following:

    cpu - 1700x @3.925mhz
    Ram - Patriot Viper 4 (part code PV416G360C7K (11BF1) - running the standard XMP profile (no extra soc overclock) @3200
    GPU - EVGA 1080 FTW@stock boost to 2035mhz

    Although my board is itx, I only got the x370 chipset (no need for it on itx) because the vrm's had a bigger heatsink.

    Personally I would swap the trident z's for the Patriot Viper 4 kit, as the Patriots run faster on the QVL list for your board. I tried the trident's on my build and i couldn't get past 2667 speeds. My patriots run perfectly straight out of the box. Although i would say that the QVL list is no guarantee that you will get them same results as me. Ram speed is very important for ryzen 7. I got an extra 100+ points Cinebench score on my setup, going from 2667 to 3200.

    I trust this helps. If anyone else in this forum has suggestions, but the above is my 2 cents
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