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

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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
a b V Motherboard
October 31, 2013 12:47:50 PM

How much money are you wanting to spend?
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.
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)
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