Incremental upgrade from desktop to dev workstation AM3+ FX on Win10Pro

Discussion created by code_review on Sep 9, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 16, 2015 by code_review


Built (2014 Q3) - I bought a CPU + motherboard deal at MicroCenter. CPU: FX-8320 3.5GHz at 95W, motherboard ASROCK 990FX Extreme 9 . At the time, parallelization of programs was a mainstream subject of discussion in both the (super)user/gamer communities and developers. Concurrent programming libraries abstract the details (and control), and the compiler makes optimizations to code that's meant to execute on multi-core machines....






CPUFX-4350 Black Vishera 4.2GHz
CoolerCorsair 3x case fans, 1 high-pressure fan aimed at RAM and CPU
MotherboardASROCK 990FX Extreme 9
Memory32GB Kingston HyperX 1600 MHz installed (not sure why recently I have 24 GB available)
GraphicsAMD Radeon R9-200 Series ( + possible spare HD Radeon 69XX card if it helps increase performance for this use case)
Disc Drive 1SanDisk X210 512 GB SSD
Disc Drive 2SAMSUNG 850 PRO
Disc Drive 3ADATA SP600 SSD +5/8 SATA III SSD ports to fill...
CaseCorsair Graphite 600 series
Monitor2x Dell P2314T multi-touch


Message was edited by: code review Made title more like the others' in the community. Was editing description...but lost changes. So this description is a little incomplete, sry about that, but the title basically says it all.