ASUS has plenty of solid motherboards with great BIOS support, and the new TUF Gaming B550M-Plus is yet another fine option for AMD fans. If you need a compact board with PCIe 4.0, Ryzen 3000/5000, and super-fast RAM support, this is it.
The latest GeForce RTX 30 series from NVIDIA utilizes PCIe 4.0, but is backward compatible with PCIe 3.0. If you're in the market for a new motherboard and want the very best, we've rounded up some excellent recommendations for you to start your search with.
NZXT is still new to the motherboard business. The first two boards, rocking Z370 and Z380 chipsets, respectively, didn't land too well. After returning to the drawing board and teaming up with ASRock for a third attempt, has NZXT finally perfected its N7 motherboard? Almost.
NZXT has already made two attempts at creating a high-end motherboard, but it fell short both times. What makes this new N7 Z490 motherboard any different? Well, it offers better performance and BIOS support with all the same gorgeous looks.
Gigabyte's Z490 AORUS ULTRA is a motherboard you should consider for a 10th or 11th Gen Intel-powered PC. On paper, it has plenty going for it, including amazing power design and cooling, passively cooled M.2 slots and good overclocking support.
The Intel Core i7-10700K is an amazing processor for any PC build, but you need an equally brilliant motherboard to truly enjoy its full potential. Lucky for you, I rounded up the best motherboards available for you to choose from.
AMD's new beastly 32-core processor is a monster. The Threadripper 3990X has a total of 64 usable threads, making it quite the powerhouse for computing. That is if you pair it up with a decent motherboard. We've rounded up a few recommendations.
If the 24-core Ryzen Threadripper 3960X isn't enough for you, the Ryzen Threadripper 3970X with a whopping 32 cores surely will be. To really push this impressive CPU to the limit, you'll need an equally brilliant motherboard. We've rounded up some of our favorites.
The motherboard is one of the more important considerations for a PC since it'll determine which CPU you can use, what RAM is supported, what features you can enjoy, and more. Here are the best motherboard deals we've come across for Black Friday.
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Any high-end gaming PC needs a quality motherboard. After all, it's the beating heart of the system. Whichever processor you're using, if you're targeting a 1080 Ti build, these are some great motherboards to choose.