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

Got that problem. Will i have any problems ?
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  1. it depends on the stock BIOS that comes with the motherboard, if the BIOS that comes with the new motherboard is the latest or very close to it you may not need to update the BIOS.
    But it it comes with an older version i think you may be able to put the cpu and update the BIOS with no problmes
  2. With that CPU and board I'm pretty sure you'll be fine. The 970 usually has the newest BIOs in them, but if not you can find them with a quick Google search. But you should look into upgrading your CPU to an 8xxx series. I think a 6-core may bottleneck a 1060, but I'm not 100% certain.
  3. Best answer
    Danovic said:
    Got that problem. Will i have any problems ?

    dont buy into a dead platform with mediocre performance

    for that money you should be getting an i5 setup

    PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.88 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H170A-X1/3.1 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($79.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Aegis 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($37.98 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.49 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GAMING X Video Card ($299.88 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: ViewSonic VX2257-MHD 21.5" 60Hz Monitor ($129.99 @ B&H)
    Total: $830.19
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-07 03:29 EDT-0400
  4. He's right. ^^

    Only buy AMD if you're on a really strict budget like I was. (I have an 8320)
    I'd take the i5 over the 6300 any day, and there is a noticeable difference between an 8xxx and an i5, but it's not going to be a decider in gaming.
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