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Installing 3000 series on x470

Question asked by carl41465 on Jul 12, 2019
Latest reply on Jul 15, 2019 by carl41465

Hello, so with the new launch of ryzen 3000 series, I am very interested in buying a 3700x.
Problem is that I am in no need for something like PCIE 4.0, and would rather save some money on a motherboard by buying an x470 of the likes. I was thinking the MSI x470 gaming pro carbon.

Problem for me is that right now I have a I7-6700, and if I were to buy a 3700x with this motherboard I would need to update bios with a ryzen CPU, which I don't have. Anything else I can do? Or any tips on what I can/should do.

These are the parts I am planning on buying:
Ryzen 3700x
Trident Z 3200 MHZ 2x 8gb
MSI x470 gaming pro carbon