Updating motherboard and Ram Tags: Motherboards RAM Last response: February 9, 2012 4:39 AM in Motherboards Share Djl726 February 9, 2012 4:19:43 AM Hey, Just looking to see if this will be alright or if anyone else has any better suggestions? Im looking to update my Ram and Motherboard. I currently have ECS BLACK SERIES GF8200A (V1.0) AM2+/AM3 NVIDIA GeForce 8200 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard OCZ SLI-Ready Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 I Have a AMD Phenom II X4 925 Deneb 2.8GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Processor GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 that I want to use with my new Mobo and ram. I was thinking MSI 870S-G46 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard with G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 I have a $200 limit with shipping. Basically looking for something to support my current CPU with the possibly to upgrade later on and with two PCI16 slots, I also want to update my ram to 8gigs. Thanks for any advise. More about : updating motherboard ram | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove sosofm Motherboard Master February 9, 2012 4:39:34 AM Buy an AM3+ board , the price is the same. I think latter you want to crossfire, if this is what you want then buy a mobo with PCIE x8/x8 in crossfire. The board you choosed work x16/x4. Buy this for full benefit of crossfire ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM : Team Xtreem Dark Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Updating motherboard and Ram> Related ressources: ForumDoes updating bios make ram slots working ForumVista no longer genuine after updating RAM . ForumPc randomly freezes when updating RAM ForumUPDATING RAM MEMORY ForumUpdating bios and installing windows after installing a motherboard ForumUpdating my Ram . ForumWeird Problem When Updating SABERTOOTH X79 BIOS ForumIssues since updating to Windows 8 ForumUPDATING CPU ForumWhat do u guys do with ur old H/W when updating ??? ForumError updating firmware on Samsung 840 Pro ForumHelp Updating Motherboard ForumAdvice for updating old graphics card on old motherboard ForumAsus Zenbook UX32VD - LCD Failure while updating drivers? ForumCan you get an adapter to make 2 pci express slots? Forum[Solved] Motherboard Sound Cards ForumAsus P8H-61-M LX Motherboard driver ForumUndervolting DDR2 Ram = Good Or Bad Idea? ForumShould I get the Biostar TZ68a+RCH or a different motherboard? ForumResorce Conflict - PCI on Motherboard More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !