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Best Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 5 2600 in 2022

ASUS Strix X470-F
ASUS Strix X470-F

Before using your new AMD Ryzen 2600 processor, you'll need a supported AM4 motherboard. I've rounded up some of the best motherboards to get the most out of the processor, regardless as to whether or not you desire to overclock.

Choosing the best motherboard for the Ryzen 5 2600

Most of these boards are stable enough for some overclocking and will perform well enough under load in games or intense applications. Should you need a great X570 motherboard, you'll want to give the ASUS ROG Strix X570-E (opens in new tab) some serious consideration because of how much you get for the price.

X570 is the future for AMD processors, and if you want to future-proof your PC build, this will be the chipset for you. We've included a mini-ITX B450 with a better chipset for smaller PC builds, the ASUS Prime X570-P (opens in new tab). Though if you plan to upgrade the CPU later, you'll likely need an X570 motherboard.

Rich Edmonds
Rich Edmonds

Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.