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Question Ryzen 5 3600 compatible motherboards

Jul 3, 2020
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Hi,

I'm rebuilding my system and looking to use a Ryzen 5 3600 for the cpu but I'm looking for a board for it that I can put the chip in without having to put an old chip to update the bios 1st, so any recommendations for boards I can put the chip into out the box without issues.

Thx in advance.
 
Jun 27, 2020
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Seen some 450 mobos are hit and miss if they need a bios update which is confusing, I can't see any b550 boards online why I thought 570.
That why if you get a b450 you make sure its compatible such as tomahawk max and gaming plus max both are perfectly fine for 3rd gen cpus
 

WildCard999

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Speaking of the Tomahawk B450 MAX it looks like its in stock at Bestbuy.
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/msi-b450-tomahawk-max-socket-am4-usb-c-gen2-amd-motherboard/6382716.p?acampID=633495&cmp=RMX&loc=zJTxgATe3xyOUqY0TWXZ0S3wUkiUlPWXOXrLX00&ref=198&refdomain=pcpartpicker.com&skuId=6382716

The nice thing about that board is that you can update the BIOS without a CPU.

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTkXunUAriE


That being said the board does ship with a updated BIOS so it does support the 3600 out of the box.

This Gigabyte B550 seems pretty good for the price.
PCPartPicker Part List

Motherboard: Gigabyte B550M AORUS PRO Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($129.99 @ B&H)
Total: $129.99
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-03 12:51 EDT-0400
 
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