Motherboards Archive

Best Z370 Motherboards for 8th Generation Intel Core Processors (Coffee Lake)

Choosing a motherboard isn’t for the inexperienced. If you’ve only ever purchased a pre-built PC or laptop, analyzing the countless features, specifications, and abbreviations on numerous models from multiple manufacturers can feel like you’re trying to understand a foreign language. However, if you consider yourself a gamer, power user, or PC enthusiast, choosing parts to build your own PC becomes extremely rewarding. You can achieve …

Best X399 Motherboards for ThreadRipper CPU

Last year, having an 8-core CPU was something to brag about. This level of performance was only valuable if you had a computer made from the highest performance hardware, and it was financially out of reach for most consumers. Today, ThreadRipper has changed all of that. AMDs ThreadRipper CPUs are designed gamers who crave cores, hoard memory, and need the bandwidth to accomplish even the …

The Best X299 Motherboards for Intel’s Skylake-X, i9 Processors

There has never been a better time to build a high-end gaming desktop. Between AMD’s showstopping 16-core Threadripper CPUs and Intel’s shockingly powerful i9 processors, consumers have a lot to choose from. Anytime Intel releases a new batch of X-series (previously known as Extreme Edition) processors; they push the boundaries of what’s possible with current technology. These changes aren’t restricted to their new chips; they …

Best AM4 X370 Motherboard for AMD Ryzen

It’s a good time to be an AMD fan. After last years CPU launches that underwhelmed and underperformed, AMD has finally released something beyond our wildest expectations. With 8 core, hyper-threading, and a price point that would shock Intel customers, these processors are becoming a hot commodity. But it’s not the core count driving the hype, nor is it the clock speed. The Ryzen series …

Reviews of the Best H270 Motherboards

The latest Intel Kaby Lake motherboards have just hit the market, and along with them a new set of chipsets. Although there are five new chipsets on the market, there are only two targeted towards consumers. H270 and Z270 motherboards are both very similar in many respects, but also very different. Z270 is geared towards consumers who want to push the limits of their hardware, …