Best Motherboards for Gaming PC Suggested By PC Power Up

The motherboard, is one of the most central and important parts of a computer. Best Motherboard has controllers and components that are very essential for the operation of the computer, such as the storage controller, which manages all the drives (SSD and HDD), connected to the computer, and expansion slots for various cards such as: slots for RAM, PCI EXPRESS slot for video card, bracket Socket designed for Intel or AMD processors and more.

Because the motherboard is a very important and central part of the computer, one should choose one wisely and correctly.

The ASRock Z490 Phantom:-

With fewer ITX mini models from other shape factors on the Z490 chipset, there are only six models to choose from for lovers of small form factors and games. 

Of the six available ITX Z490 motherboards, only two feature Thunderbolt 3 connectivity on the back panel: ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming-ITX / TB3 and MSI MEG Z490I Unify. The reason for choosing the ASRock at a similar price over the MSI, having seen numerous ASRock mini-ITX models over the years, including the Z390 Phantom Games-ITX / ac Before that, we know what to expect from the ASRock and it is a model full of features in its size. Aside from the only Thunderbolt 3 Type-C connector on the back panel, it features the Realtek RTL8125BG 2.5 GbE Ethernet interface and integrated Intel AX201 Wi-Fi 6 interface to the network, as well as support for two PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 drives, one at the front and an additional slot at the back.

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Ultra:-

The GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Ultra sits below the more prestigious GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Master in the product stack but retains much of the same in terms of feature definition and capability. In terms of controllers, the GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Ultra features an Intel I225-V 2.5 GBE Ethernet controller, with support from the Intel AX201 interface that adds Wi-Fi 6 and BT 5.1 connectivity. Also in the back panel is a single USB 3.2 G2 20 GBps Type-C port, with three USB 3.2 G2 Type-A, two USB 3.2 G1 Type-A and four USB 2.0 ports. There are four memory slots with support of up to 128GB, with official support of up to DDR4-4800 and it is great for a mid-range model. For storage, there are three PCIe 3.0 x 4 M.2 slots; each has its own M.2 heatsink and six SATA ports. These SATA ports support RAID 0, 1, 5, with 10 arrays.

Asus ROG Crosshair VII Hero:-

The third and most expensive model in AMD’s bunch is the CROSSHAIR VII HERO which belongs to the technology giant Asus. The CROSSHAIR VII HERO is ATX size and comes with AMD’s advanced Chipset X570. This motherboard has an interesting and typical design for the ASUS ROG series and includes four RAM slots with support up to 128GB, an advanced CPU power supply system, three M.2 connections, two PCIe 4.0 connections, three PCIe 3.0 connections and a variety of other features. More interestingly the Crosshair VII Hero is a premium board designed for those who do not want compromises and its price accordingly.

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