Best motherboard in 2022 [Based on 50 expert reviews]

MSI B550-A PRO ProSeries Motherboard (AMD AM4, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2, HDMI/DP, ATX)

C $199.99  in stock
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Features

  • Support for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors and future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
  • Supports dual channel DDR4 memory up to 128 GB (4400 MHz)
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen 4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN 2. USB 3.2 ports (Front): 1(Gen 1, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A), USB 3.2 ports (Rear): 1(Gen 2, Type C), 1(Gen 2, Type A), 2(Gen 1, Type A)
  • Core Boost technology combines optimized power circuit layouts and digital power regulation which allows for precise and steady current delivery to the CPU
  • AUDIO BOOST rewards your ears with studio grade sound quality for immersive gaming experiences

MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk Gaming Motherboard (AMD AM4, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2, HDMI/DP, ATX)

C $229.99  in stock
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Features

  • Support for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors and future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz. RAID 0/1/10
  • Multi-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire
  • Pre-installed I/O Shielding: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation.
  • 2.5G LAN with LAN Manager: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection.

ASRock B450M Steel Legend Socket AM4/ AMD Promontory B450/ DDR4/ Quad CrossFireX/ SATA3&USB3.1/ M.2/ A&GbE/MicroATX Motherboard

C $119.99
C $99.99
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Features

  • Country Of Origin : China
  • Slots: 3X Pci-Express 3.0 X16 Slots (One Runs At X8, One Runs At X4), 3X Pci Express 2. 0 X16 Slots (Run At X4), 1X Pci Express 2. 0 X1 Slot
  • Multi-Graphics: Supports Amd Quad Crossfire And Crossfire Technology. Os - Microsoft Windows 10 64-Bit
  • Audio: Realtek Alc892 7. 1-Channel High Definition Audio Codec With Content Protection

MSI B550M PRO-VDH WiFi ProSeries Motherboard (AMD AM4, DDR4, PCIe 4.0, SATA 6Gb/s, M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 1, AX Wi-Fi 6, D-SUB/HDMI/DP, Micro-ATX)

C $169.99  in stock
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Features

  • Support for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processors and future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz. MATX Form Factor. Memory Channel: Dual
  • Dragon Center: A brand new software which integrates all MSI exclusive tools with user friendly user interface.
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience.
  • 2.5G LAN with LAN Manager and Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX Solution: Upgraded network solution for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection

MSI Performance Gaming AMD Ryzen 2ND and 3rd Gen AM4 M.2 USB 3 DDR4 DVI HDMI Crossfire ATX Motherboard (B450 Gaming Plus Max)

C $139.99  in stock
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Features

  • Supports 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen/ Ryzen with Radeon Vega graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen with Radeon graphics/ Athlon with Radeon Vega graphics desktop processors for socket AM4
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4133(OC) MHz. memory storage capacity:64 GB; Raid: 0/1/10
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: Turbo M. 2, AMD Turbo USB 3. 2 Gen2, storemi technology
  • DDR4 Boost: advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best gaming performance and stability
  • Audio Boost: reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience

Asus ROG Strix B550-F Gaming WiFi II AMD AM4 (3rd Gen Ryzen) ATX Gaming Motherboard (PCIe 4.0,WiFi 6E, 2.5Gb LAN, BIOS Flashback, HDMI 2.1, Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header and Aura Sync)

C $256.49
C $238.98
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Features

  • AM4 socket: Ready for AMD Ryzen 3000 and 5000 series, plus 5000 and 4000 G-series desktop processors
  • Best gaming connectivity: PCIe 4.0-ready, dual M.2 slots, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, plus HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.2 output
  • Smooth networking: On-board WiFi 6E (802.11ax) and Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard
  • Robust power solution: 12+2 teamed power stages with ProCool power connector, high-quality alloy chokes and durable capacitors
  • Renowned software: Bundled 60 days AIDA64 Extreme subscription and intuitive UEFI BIOS dashboard

ASUS TUF Gaming Z790-Plus WiFi LGA 1700(Intel®12th&13th Gen) ATX Gaming Motherboard(PCIe 5.0,DDR5,4xM.2 Slots,16+1 DrMOS,WiFi 6,2.5Gb LAN,Front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®,Thunderbolt 4(USB4),Aura RGB)

C $364.49
C $339.99
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7 new from C $339.99
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Features

  • Intel LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 12th&13th Gen Intel Core processors, support PCIe 5.0,DDR5 and out of box Windows 11 ready
  • Enhanced Power Solution: 16+1 DrMOS, ProCool sockets, military-grade TUF components, and Digi+ VRM for maximum durability and performance
  • Comprehensive Cooling : VRM heatsink, PCH fanless heatsink, M.2 heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4 utility
  • Ultra-Fast Gaming Networking : WiFi 6 AX201 (802.11 ax), Intel I225-V 2.5Gb LAN, TUF LANGuard and TurboLAN technology
  • Fastest Connectivity: 4x M.2/NVMe SSD, Front panel USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C header, USB Gen 2x2 Type-C and Thunderbolt 4 (USB4)header

GIGABYTE B650 AORUS PRO AX (AM5/ LGA 1718/ AMD B650/ ATX/ 5-Year Warranty/ DDR5/ Quad M.2/ PCIe 5.0/ USB 3.2 Gen2X2 Type-C/WiFi 6E/ Intel 2.5GbE LAN/Q-Flash Plus/EZ-Latch/Gaming Motherboard)

C $338.98
C $308.98
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Features

  • 5-Year Warranty
  • AMD AM5 Socket: Supports AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Processors
  • DDR5 Compatible: 4* SMD DIMMs with AMD EXPO & Intel XMP Memory Module Support
  • Commanding Power Design: Twin 16+2+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 90A Power Stage, 8-Layer 2X Copper PCB
  • Cutting-Edge Thermal Design: 8mm Mega-Heatpipe, M.2 Thermal Guard III, Fully Coveres MOSFET Heatsinks, PCIe Ultra Durable Armor

ASUS ROG STRIX Z790-H Gaming (WiFi 6E)LGA 1700(Intel®12&13th Gen)ATX gaming motherboard(DDR5 -7800 MT/s, PCIe 5.0 x16 with Q-Release,4xPCIe 4.0 M.2 slots,USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C®,front-panel connector)

C $399.99  in stock
7 new from C $399.99
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Features

  • Intel LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 13th Gen Intel Core, and 12th Gen Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors
  • Robust Power Solution: 16 + 1 power stages rated for 80A, dual ProCool II power connectors, high-quality alloy chokes, and durable capacitors are all leveraged to support the latest multi-core processors
  • Optimized VRM Thermals: Massive heatsinks connected by an L-shaped heatpipe, bridged to the VRM with high-conductivity thermal pads, and with an integrated I/O cover
  • Ample M.2 Support: Four PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots all with heatsinks, and the topmost one also sports a Combo-sink extension and backplate for additional cooling
  • Abundant Connectivity: USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C rear I/O port and additional front-panel connector, seven USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Gen 1 ports, PCIe 5.0 x16 SafeSlot, HDMI 2.1, and DisplayPort 1.4

MSI PRO B650-P WiFi ProSeries Motherboard (AMD AM5, ATX, DDR5, PCIe 4.0, M.2, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.2 Gen 2, HDMI/DP, Wi-Fi 6E, AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop Processors)

C $269.99
C $229.99
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Features

  • Supports AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop Processors
  • Supports DDR5 Memory
  • Core Boost : With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
  • Memory Boost: Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best performance, stability and compatibility
  • Premium Thermal Solution: Extended Heatsink, MOSFET thermal pads rated for 7W/mK, additional choke thermal pads and M.2 Shield Frozr are built for high performance system and non-stop work

ASUS Prime B550-PLUS AMD AM4 (3rd Gen Ryzen™) ATX motherboard (PCIe 4.0, ECC memory, 1Gb LAN, HDMI 2.1, DisPlayPort 1.2 (4K@60HZ), Addressable Gen 2 RGB header and Aura Sync)

C $179.99
C $164.99
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17 new from C $164.99
3 used from C $153.44
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Features

  • AMD AM4 Socket and PCIe 4. 0: The perfect pairing for Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 & 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs
  • Ultrafast Connectivity: 1x PCIe4. 0 x16 SafeSlot, 1Gb LAN, dual M. 2 slots (NVMe SSD)—one with PCIe 4. 0 x4 connectivity, USB 3. 2 Gen 2 Type-A , HDMI 2. 1, 4K@60HZ, DisPlay port 1. 2 and Thunderbolt 3 header
  • Comprehensive Cooling: VRM heatsink, chipset heatsink, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 2 utility
  • 5X Protection III: all-round protection with LANGuard, DRAM overcurrent protection, overvoltage protection, SafeSlot Core safeguards and stainless-steel back I/O
  • Boosted Memory Performance: ASUS OptiMem proprietary trace layout allows memory kits to operate at higher frequencies with lower voltages to maximize system performance.

PRO Z690-A DDR4 Motherboard ATX - Supports Intel Core 12th Gen, LGA 1700-14 Duet Rail 55A VRM, DDR4 Boost (5200MHz OC), 1x PCIe 5.0 x16, 3 x M.2 Gen4 x4, 4K/60Hz HDMI, 2.5G LAN

C $268.98
C $219.99
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15 new from C $219.99
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Features

  • 12TH GEN CORE, STABLE PERFORMANCE - Features a robust VRM platform for the Intel Z690 chipset (LGA 1700, 12th Gen Core ready) employing a 14 Duet Rail 55A power system (8+8 Pin connector) with DrMOS
  • SMART COOLING - Frozr AI Cooling automatically adjusts system fan speeds based on CPU & GPU temperatures, while the VRM includes an extended heatsink design for enhanced passive cooling
  • QUADRUPLE M.2 CONNECTORS - Storage includes 3 x M.2 Gen4 x4 64Gb/s slots (the first with Shield Frozr) and 1 x M.2 Gen3 x4 32Gb/s slot (Intel Optane supported) for hyper-fast SSD access when launching system-demanding programs or large files
  • WELL CONNECTED - Features USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C for fast file transfers (20Gb/s), 4K/60Hz HDMI 2.0b display interface, Intel 2.5G LAN, and 7.1 HD Audio with Audio Boost

ASUS Prime Z790-A WiFi 6E LGA 1700(Intel®13th&12th) ATX Motherboard (16+1 DrMOS, PCIe 5.0,DDR5,4X M.2 Slots,2.5 Gb LAN,USB 3.2 Gen 2 Front Panel Type-C, Thunderbolt™ 4/USB4, DP)

C $424.99
C $364.00
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2 used from C $263.25
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Features

  • Intel LGA 1700 socket: Ready for 13th & 12th Gen Intel Core processors and Windows 11, support PCIe 5.0 and DDR5
  • AI Motherboard: AI overclocking, AI cooling II and Two-way AI noise cancellation
  • Enhanced Power Solution: 16+1 DrMOS, ProCool sockets, alloy chokes and durable capacitors for stable power delivery
  • Comprehensive Cooling: Large VRM heatsink, M.2 heatsink, M.2 backplate with Q-Latch, hybrid fan headers and Fan Xpert 4
  • Next-gen connectivity: DDR5 memory, PCIe 5.0, Intel 2.5 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, front panel USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, Thunderbolt 4 header support

GIGABYTE B550M DS3H AC (AM4 AMD/B550/Micro ATX/Dual M.2/SATA 6Gb/s/USB 3.2 Gen 1/PCIe 4.0/HMDI/DVI/DDR4/Motherboard)

C $144.99
C $114.99
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8 new from C $114.99
1 used from C $155.95
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Features

  • Supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Series/ 3rd Gen Ryzen and 3rd Gen Ryzen with Radeon Graphics Processors
  • Dual Channel ECC/ Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • 5+3 Phases Pure Digital VRM Solution with Low RDS(on) MOSFETs
  • Ultra Durable PCIe 4.0 Ready x16 Slot
  • Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 M.2 Connectors

ASRock A520M-HDV Supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen™ 3000, 4000 G-Series and 5000 and 5000 G-Series Desktop Processors Motherboard

C $93.86  in stock
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Features

  • Supports 3rd Gen AMD AM4 Ryzen / Future AMD Ryzen Processors(3000 4000 and 5000 Series Desktop Processors)
  • 6 Phase Power Design
  • Supports DDR4 4733+ (OC)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • Graphics Output Options: D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI

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