[SOLVED] B350 should I upgrade?

athlondude

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I currently have an a Ryzen 9 3900X in an ASRock AB350 Pro4 Mainboard. I had to upgrade the bios all the way up to the latest version of the bios to take the CPU but it runs stable, no issues and no BODS or anything like that. I am considering upgrading the MotherBoard in spite of the lack of issues but I don't know if it is worth it. My question is aside from the looming Windows 11 launch, will I see any difference in performance, increased stability or any other benefit, or should I just stick with the AB350?
 

logainofhades

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The only reason I would consider an upgrade is to take advantage of faster PCI-E speeds, of B550. You get to take advantage of 4.0, from the CPU, and 3.0 from the chipset. They are better built boards also. I would also suggest faster ram. DDR4 2400 is pretty slow, especially for Ryzen.
 
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athlondude

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The only reason I would consider an upgrade is to take advantage of faster PCI-E speeds, of B550. You get to take advantage of 4.0, from the CPU, and 3.0 from the chipset. They are better built boards also. I would also suggest faster ram. DDR4 2400 is pretty slow, especially for Ryzen.
I actually have DDR4 3200 in there, I just forgot to update it LOL
 
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