The Ryzen 9 3900X is a cracking CPU, allowing you to do pretty much everything on your PC. From video editing and intense gaming to enthusiast leaderboard competitions, this processor can almost do it all. So long as you pair it with one of these motherboards.
Many ASRock motherboards will work with Windows 11, even though they don't have TPM 2.0 hardware modules. A new FAQ page explains how people can update their BIOS to work with Windows 11 and which chipsets are supported.
AMD has A520, B550, and X570 motherboards already available for its new Ryzen 5000 series processors. The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is a mid-range 8-core processor that's best suited to mid- or high-tier motherboards.
Building an AMD gaming PC? Give the discounted ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming a consideration. It has a well-equipped chipset, full support for Ryzen 5000 series processors (and PCIe 4.0), as well as other handy features for a stable PC foundation.
The motherboard is an important component of any PC. It's the mainboard that houses not only the CPU, but RAM and GPU, and it connects to pretty much every other system component. We look at the best available today, depending on your requirements.
Lian Li's O11D Mini is a special PC case. It's small and compact, requiring an SFX PSU, but you can install a full-size ATX motherboard inside the chassis. This opens up plenty of avenues for PC builds, and we've rounded up the best motherboards to use as a foundation.
NZXT just refreshed its recently released N7 Z490 motherboard with a new chipset and it's that little bit closer to perfection. If you're planning a unique Intel PC build, you'll want to give this NZXT and ASRock collaborative effort some consideration.
The Fractal Design Meshify C is a great case for airflow, thermal performance, and lower system noise. It's possible to build powerful gaming rigs inside the chassis, so long as you pick a suitable motherboard. Here are some fine recommendations to get you started.
Intel H570 motherboards aren't quite as popular as the more expensive Z590 sibling, but that's for good reason. This slightly less capable chipset is tailored to those who have less budget to spare on a motherboard, but it has more than enough in terms of technology to handle 10th and 11th Gen processors.
There are many motherboards out there that can be used with the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors, so long as they have an A520, B550, or X570 chipset. ASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming is a compelling foundation for a PC build, rocking a solid UEFI BIOS, impressive power delivery for stable overclocking, and plenty of PCIe 4.0 for speedy M.2 storage.
AMD's A520 chipset is great if you're looking to build an affordable PC. These are the most affordable motherboards that support Ryzen 5000 series processors, though you do lose a few USB ports, PCIe 4.0, and some other advanced features compared to B550 and X570 motherboards. Still, we've rounded up the best A520 boards right here.
Looking for an affordable motherboard for an AMD Ryzen 3000 or 5000 series processor? Look no further than the B550 chipset. We've rounded up the best motherboards with this budget-friendly chipset from AMD.
NZXT made its first motherboard with an AMD chipset. The N7 B550 supports the latest AMD Ryzen processors and there's plenty to love about this platform. To differentiate the N7 B550, NZXT made notable changes to the layout of the motherboard to make it easy to create a clean PC build.