Question Web surfing and casual gaming build, any motherboard that doesn't need a bios update with a 3400g?

Aug 16, 2019
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CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 3.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor $134.99

Motherboard

ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $74.98

Memory

G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $79.99

Storage

Corsair MP510 240 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $43.99

Case

Corsair Carbide 175R RGB ATX Mid Tower Case $68.98 Buy

Case Fan

Cooler Master MasterFan MF120R ARGB 59 CFM 120 mm Fan $17.98

any other suggestions are also welcome.
edit: forgot to say that ill be getting a 1 tb ssd a little after I build this, this is also being build with getting a 580 and changing out the 3400g with a 2600x in mind
 
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The MSI Max series boards were launched along with Ryzen 3rd. gen. with updated BIOS, you can ignore the warning. You are also missing a PSU...
This should be better...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 3.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor | $134.99 @ Walmart
Motherboard | MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | $78.98 @ Newegg
Memory | G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory | $69.98 @ Amazon
Storage | Kingston A2000 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | $59.99 @ Amazon
Case | RIOTORO CR488 ATX Mid Tower Case | $39.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply | Corsair CXM (2015) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply | $58.54 @ Amazon
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $442.47
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-12-13 08:37 EST-0500 |


Or, you can build a decent gaming machine around that budget...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor | $119.00 @ B&H
Motherboard | MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | $78.98 @ Newegg
Memory | G.Skill Flare X 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory | $59.99 @ Newegg
Storage | PNY CS900 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $27.99 @ Amazon
Video Card | XFX Radeon RX 570 4 GB RS XXX Video Card | $99.99 @ Newegg
Case | RIOTORO CR488 ATX Mid Tower Case | $39.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply | Corsair CX (2017) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply | $53.98 @ Newegg
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $499.92
| Mail-in rebates | -$20.00
| Total | $479.92
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-12-13 08:38 EST-0500 |
 

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