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Some AMD 970 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Vishera CPUs.

Do I still get this compatibility issue for my PC build? Not sure If I need to Change my parts

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v4FPjX
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    This topic has come up twice in the past few days, in short no you are fine.
    When the FX-x3xx series first launched existing boards required a BIOS update to support them. However, that was years ago. Current motherboards ship with the proper BIOS for the chips. It is an old warning in the system, no need for it anymore.
  2. thanks that helped a lot
  3. improved your build for $10 mate
    the aidos is loads better than the tx3
    the xfx psu is top quality ,you lose the modular aspect but gain on quality big time.
    Kendomen - upto you - best sub $60 case on the market though imo.

    a 280 for $10 more than a 370 is an absolute no brainer mate - far far better card - the 370 is weak in comparison.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($98.89 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: RAIJINTEK AIDOS BLACK 48.6 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($71.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($42.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.88 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card ($169.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Deepcool KENDOMEN Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($57.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($17.78 @ OutletPC)
    Monitor: Asus VX238H 23.0" Monitor ($129.99 @ Micro Center)
    Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($27.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $742.34
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-01-29 14:50 EST-0500
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