The motherboard (MOBO) component is the circuitry that allows computer parts to connect and syncronise through a bus.
Motherboards are often overlooked as they do not provide processing, however, a quality motherboard can improve system performance quite substantially.
When selecting a model, research carefully into
- Maximum RAM amount
- Maximum RAM speed (MHz)
- Wifi and networking
- Ports available (i.e. to accommodate hard drives, SSDs, M.2 drives, fans)
- Overclocking potential
- Sound processing
- Size and design
- Chipset type & future-proofing
Gamers should be looking to obtain a motherboard that allows for high RAM speed and easy overclocking of the CPU & RAM through the bios.
For office users or everyday PC needs simply choose a model that is reliable, ASUS, MSI & Gigabyte are sound choices.
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