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Best Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 7 3800X in 2022

Don't overlook the motherboard. It's what handles communications between your processor, RAM, GPU, and all other connected hardware. These are the best motherboards we recommend for the AMD Ryzen 7 3800X.

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MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS (opens in new tab)

Entry X570

This is about as budget-friendly as you're going to get with X570 motherboards. You're not losing much in terms of functionality, however, as this ASUS board comes rocking plenty of features and substantial VRM heatsinks for better system stability.

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ASUS ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Formula (opens in new tab)

Enthusiast Build

Should you be an enthusiast or want the very best X570 has to offer, the ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Formula is a ridiculous board, reflected in the price. It's perfect for the Ryzen 7 3800X with plenty of features, including a heatsink block that can be connected to your custom water-cooling loop.

Choosing the best AMD motherboard

Whichever motherboard you decide to go with from our collection, your AMD Ryzen 7 3800X will be a happy chappy. You'll be able to get the most out of the processor with something like the ASUS ROG Strix X570-E (opens in new tab) with stable overclocking capabilities and some of the newer features from AMD's platform like PCIe 4.0.

The newer X570 chipset is a substantial upgrade from AMD for Ryzen 3000 series processors. There are numerous options available, including our top pick, but our secondary recommendation goes to the MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS (opens in new tab), rocking PCIe 4.0 support, high-quality components, and a great BIOS. It's a solid entry point for newer boards.

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.