This monthly guide to buying a motherboard will not be divided by price range but by categories, based on the socket used. In each category we will show you the best PC motherboards to buy according to your budget
Topic, that of this guide, is not easy to deal with. Often the choice of the best motherboard generates confusion, due to the various chipsets and sockets. We therefore try to advise you, for each socket, the best choice for your needs.
Best motherboards for AMD Ryzen Threadripper
Platform dedicated to AMD’s top-of-the-range CPUs.
ATX size – TRx40
Dimensione M-ATX – x399
Best motherboards for AM4
This socket is the most recent released by AMD, with support for new CPUs Ryzen.
Best motherboards for AM3 +
This socket has a lot of chipsets available, however it is the oldest available on the market. The CPUs that can be mounted on it are those belonging to the AMD FX family.
Best motherboards for FM2 +
This socket allows you to mount the famous AMD APUs, which have the peculiarity of implementing an excellent integrated GPU.
Best motherboards for Intel 1150
The socket of Intel’s CPUs previous generation! A lot of meat on the fire, many price ranges. We will advise you based on the size of your case. Stable prices this month. Under disposal. Only a few H81 cards remain: chipset not very performing and certainly not suitable for many uses.
Best motherboards for Intel 1151
The socket of Intel’s CPUs seventh generation. Many price ranges. We will advise you based on the size of your case.
Best motherboards for Intel 1151-v2
The socket of the new proposals 8th and 9th generation Intel coming very soon on the market. Same socket but different electronics. So pay attention to compatibility. Beware of bios updates on z370 and h370 cards: ninth generation CPUs are compatible only after an update.
Best motherboards for Intel 2066
The new Intel CPU socket of new generation extreme range. From 4 cores up to 18 thanks to the Intel Core i9 series, to achieve maximum performance. Better to forget about compactness and focus only on ATX solutions!
Best PC motherboards to buy, see you next month!
I hope this guide was helpful to you and remember that it will be updated monthly. For any doubts or suggestions, I invite you to use the comments box below.
PS: remember to also choose one of the best CPUs and one of the best video cards!