Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P and Crucial 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Ballistix Tactical Memory Tags: Motherboards Last response: October 31, 2013 12:57 PM in Motherboards Share bruno00 October 31, 2013 12:42:13 PM 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 More about : gigabyte 970a ds3p crucial 8gb ddr3 1600mhz ballistix tactical memory Blaise170 a b V Motherboard October 31, 2013 12:47:50 PM How much money are you wanting to spend? m 0 l bruno00 October 31, 2013 12:50:37 PM I want to buy 16GB RAM for start and extend to 32 GB later. Build AM3+ Up to 500 without Case and Graphic Card. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Blaise170 a b V Motherboard October 31, 2013 12:57:37 PM 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) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Memory specialist wanted! :) Crucial Ballistix Tactical 1600MHz C8 Vs G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16Gb 2133MHz C9 Forum [WTS] - Crucial Ballistix Sport Low Profile RAM 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz Forum Will Crucial 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz Ballistix work well with ASUS VI Hero Z87? Forum 16GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical not reading 1600mhz Forum Asus z97-a and crucial ballistix tactical DDR3 1866mhz issues Forum New build -16GB 1600Mhz Crucial Ballistix Tactical RAM Forum WTS BNIB: 8gb Crucial Ballistix Tactical (CL8 1600 1.5v) DROPPED TO $45 Forum SolvedWill Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 work with a ASROCK Z87 Extreme4 or will it cause... Forum Solveds the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ motherboard compatible with Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR3 1600 MT/s Forum Crucial sport ballistix 1600MHz 8GB or G.Skill 8GBX 1600MHz? Forum Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory vs. VisionTek 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Forum Advice for a Beginnner: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Forum SolvedRampage III extreme memory compatibility with Kingston KHX1600C10D3B1/8G (Kingston Desktop HyperX RAM DDR3 1600MHz - 8GB.) Forum Nforce 790i Ultra, Radeon R9 290, Memory Corsair 8GB DDR3 1600MHZ (is memory correct) Forum SolvedHow to make ddr3 1600mhz memory work on my Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo Motherboard which only support 1333mhz??? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !