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 Reply to bruno00 Blaise170 a b V Motherboard October 31, 2013 12:47:50 PM How much money are you wanting to spend? Reply to Blaise170 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. Reply to bruno00 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) Reply to Blaise170 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Memory specialist wanted! :) Crucial Ballistix Tactical 1600MHz C8 Vs G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16Gb 2133MHz C9 solution Will Crucial 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz Ballistix work well with ASUS VI Hero Z87? solution 16GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical not reading 1600mhz solution New build -16GB 1600Mhz Crucial Ballistix Tactical RAM solution WTS BNIB: 8gb Crucial Ballistix Tactical (CL8 1600 1.5v) DROPPED TO $45 Forum Solveds the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ motherboard compatible with Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR3 1600 MT/s solution Crucial sport ballistix 1600MHz 8GB or G.Skill 8GBX 1600MHz? solution Will Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 work with a ASROCK Z87 Extreme4 or will it cause... solution SolvedRampage III extreme memory compatibility with Kingston KHX1600C10D3B1/8G (Kingston Desktop HyperX RAM DDR3 1600MHz - 8GB.) solution SolvedHow to make ddr3 1600mhz memory work on my Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo Motherboard which only support 1333mhz??? solution More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !