Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P and Crucial 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Ballistix Tactical Memory

hi all,
is that good combination or would you recommend different ram. That build should be for photographer and RAM is apparently the most important thing.
Thanks Everyone
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More about gigabyte 970a ds3p crucial 8gb ddr3 1600mhz ballistix tactical memory
  1. How much money are you wanting to spend?
  2. I want to buy 16GB RAM for start and extend to 32 GB later. Build AM3+ Up to 500 without Case and Graphic Card.
  3. This will be a very good build for photography/editing.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8120 3.1GHz 8-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($133.20 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.00 @ Newegg)
    Total: $483.15
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-31 15:57 EDT-0400)
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