Best Motherboards For Gaming

Best Motherboards For Gaming

One of the most important parts of any computer system is the motherboard, which holds all other hardware together. Without a motherboard, there can be no RAM, CPU or PCI-e slots to allow expansion. In this article, we have researched and put together a list of ten motherboards for gamers who want to do more than just play games.

Best Motherboards For Gaming
Best Motherboards For Gaming

#9: ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS Dual LGA 2011 Workstation Motherboard

One motherboard that should make it onto any serious gamers shopping list is the Asus Z9PE-D8 WS motherboard, designed with workstations in mind this motherboard uses dual LGA 2011 sockets meaning that even though you’re gaming on a budget, you won’t be compromising on performance, the motherboard is also fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers. This motherboard is also one of the best looking on this list with its black PCB and red highlights (and supports up to 128GB of DDR3 RAM).

#8: MSI X99 Godlike Gaming Carbon Motherboard

MSI is known for their gaming series motherboards which come packed with extra features, so it’s no surprise that they have two motherboards in our top ten list! The first motherboard is the MSI X99 Godlike Gaming motherboard, using an Intel X99 chipset this motherboard can support Intel Core i7 CPUs it’s perfect for gamers who want to do more than just gaming. The motherboard is also fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers. With MSI’s OC Genie 4 you can unlock the full potential of your CPU with ease, and USB 3.1 makes transferring data at lightning speeds! To round off this motherboard has support for up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM (although this motherboard uses four DIMM slots).

#7: ASUS Rampage V Edition 10

The newest motherboard on our list comes from ASUS, ROG Strix X99 Gaming motherboard supports Intel Core i7 CPUs meaning that even though you’re gaming on a budget, you won’t be compromising on performance (the motherboard is fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers). ROG Strix motherboard also comes equipped with USB 3.1 meaning that transferring data at lightning speeds is easier than ever before (with ASUS’ special motherboard features such as MemOK! you can push your memory to the limits without any issues). The motherboard is not only packed full of great features it looks good too, finished in black and silver the motherboard will look great inside any custom-built gaming rig.

#6: MSI Z170A GAMING M3

MSI is known for their gaming series motherboards which come packed with extra features, so it’s no surprise that they have two motherboards in our top ten list! The first motherboard is the MSI Z170A GAMING M3 motherboard, using an Intel Z170 chipset this motherboard can support Intel Core i7 CPUs it’s perfect for gamers who want to do more than just gaming. With MSI’s OC Genie 4 you can unlock the full potential of your CPU with ease, and USB 3.1 makes transferring data at lightning speeds! To round off this motherboard has support for up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM (although this motherboard uses four DIMM slots).

#5: ASUS Maximus VIII Hero

The fifth motherboard on our list isn’t from a well-known brand but it performs almost as good as any motherboard on our list coming in at a usual low price, this motherboard is the ASUS Maximus VIII Hero motherboard which is fitted with all the usual features that you would find on any motherboard but to improve gaming performance it comes equipped with GameFirst IV for faster network speeds. The motherboard also supports Intel Core i7 CPUs meaning that even though you’re gaming on a budget, you won’t be compromising on performance (the motherboard is fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers).

#4: MSI Gaming 5

The fourth motherboard on our list isn’t from a well-known brand but it performs almost as good as any motherboard on our list coming in at a usual low price, this motherboard is the MSI Gaming 5 motherboard which is fitted with all the usual features that you would find on any motherboard but to improve gaming performance it comes equipped with GameBoost allowing you to achieve max performance from your CPU. The motherboard also supports Intel Core i7 CPUs meaning that even though you’re gaming on a budget, you won’t be compromising on performance (the motherboard is fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers).

#3: ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Hero

The third motherboard on our list isn’t from a well-known brand but it performs almost as good as any motherboard on our list coming in at a usual low price, this motherboard is the ASUS Maximus VIII Hero motherboard which is fitted with all the usual features that you would find on any motherboard but to improve gaming performance it comes equipped with GameFirst IV for faster network speeds. The motherboard also supports Intel Core i7 CPUs meaning that even though you’re gaming on a budget, you won’t be compromising on performance (the motherboard is fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers).

#2: MSI Z170A GAMING M5

MSI is known for their gaming series motherboards which come packed with extra features, so it’s no surprise that they have two motherboards in our top ten list! The second motherboard the MSI Z170A GAMING M5 motherboard, using an Intel Z170 chipset this motherboard can support Intel Core i7 CPUs it’s perfect for gamers who want to do more than just gaming. With MSI’s OC Genie 4 you can unlock the full potential of your CPU with ease, and USB 3.1 makes transferring data at lightning speeds! To round off this motherboard has support for up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM (although this motherboard uses four DIMM slots).

#1: ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero

The final motherboard on our list is the ASUS Maximus VIII Hero motherboard which comes complete with all the usual features that you would expect to find on a motherboard, but it also comes packed with some great gaming features allowing you to get the most out of your motherboard. The ASUS ROG motherboard comes equipped with GameFirst IV for faster network speeds, but that’s not all this motherboard also supports Intel Core i7 CPUs meaning that even though you’re gaming on a budget, you won’t be compromising on performance (the motherboard is fitted with four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots allowing multi GPU configurations for hardcore gamers). With plenty of other features, this motherboard would make a great addition to any gamers PC!

Conclusion:

If you’re looking for a motherboard that will give you the best gaming experience then these motherboards are the ones that you need to get your hands on! All of these motherboards come with plenty of features allowing you to truly enjoy any game, but they also come with some great gaming-specific features allowing your motherboard to exceed your expectations. So if you want a motherboard that makes use of Intel’s GameFirst IV or ASUS’ ROG Game first IV etc…to ensure faster network speeds while gaming, ensuring lag won’t be an issue. The MSI Gaming 5 motherboard is our budget pick equipped with everything most gamers would need (including support for DDR4 RAM) but at an unusually low price.

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