motherboard

Motherboard, the main component when you are building a PC. Also lovingly known as MOBO. The Motherboard is the central component wherein everything (almost) else is mounted.

When thinking about motherboards there is a whole host of things to be attentive to, but the most important is the different connection interfaces, the physical dimensions and not least which CPU socket is on the MOBO.
In choosing a motherboard it is important to know that it affects what sort of case you will be able to use. It is of paramount importance to know that the formfactor of the MOBO must be supported by the case - a couple of examples include ITX, Micro ATX, ATX and E-ATX.
Once upon a time there was a lot of different connectors for external plug-in cards on a motherboard, but today, you will almost exclusively find PCI-Express (however, remember there are different speeds such as X4, X8 and X16). In recent times there has been added now connections on motherboards, too, such as M.2, different SATA ports, RGB headers and LED displays.
With all these things and many others to take into consideration when building a new PC and thus choosing a motherboard, it can get quite hairy at times.
That is why we, at Tweak Reviews, have implemented a series of filters, which hopefully can help you down the road of choosing the best motherboard for your specific needs.
If you want to view all the motherboards we have tested over the years, you should not pick a filter and thus form a great overview. Do you, however, wish to see something specific, you could choose AsRock or Gigabyte under brands.

In the brands dropdown, choose and click on Gigabyte. The other filters work much in the same way. Should you only wish to be shown AsRock mobos that score a 4 or above, just go ahead and select these values. You can even apply price filters, allowing you to only be shown chairs with a price below $189.
Should you find that there are no results at all, you can return and adjust your requirements until results start popping up in the search.

If you are ever in doubt what different things mean on our website, you can follow the little how-to buttons. That will lead you to our dedicated area, where we try to explain as much as possible about motherboards - ie. which is better for gaming or how to make sure your MOBO matches the rest of your hardware.

In our motherboard test section you will be able to find all the reviews of motherboards, that we have carried out through the years. Remember, we always review products based on our own subjective findings and experiences with the product. That is also why we guarantee untainted stories of how a product performs.

The news button is meant for when you have an interest in reading the latest news about motherboards. It might be very relevant, if you want to form an overview of new products coming soon, or just recent trends and developments.

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News - 16 Jan  

ASRock X299 Creator Motherboard

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ASRock has provided us with a bundle consisting of the ASRock X299 Creator motherboard and an Intel Core i9-10900X processor for testing. To start thi ... READ MORE

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Reviews - 27 Dec  

MSI MEG X570 Unify

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Yet another MSI X570 motherboard has arrived here at Tweak, and this time around we’ll be taking a look at the MSI MEG X570 Unify ATX motherboard. ... READ MORE

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Reviews - 10 Dec  

MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi

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We’ve just received two new MSI X570 motherboards, and the first one to hit the test bench is the MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi. ... READ MORE

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Reviews - 09 Dec  

ASRock Z390 Steel Legend

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ASRock are once again at it with yet a Z390 motherboard that goes under the impressive name of “Steel Legend” and is clad in urban camouflage. ... READ MORE

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Reviews - 16 Jul  

ASRock X570 Taichi ATX

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In relation to the launch of AMD’s new X570 chipset and the release of the Ryzen 3000 series, we’ve received an ASRock X570 motherboard, which we ... READ MORE

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Guides - 12 Jul  

AMD Ryzen 3000 and X570 Explained

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With the recent release of AMD’s new X570 chipset it seems like a good time to take a more in-depth look at the new Zen 2 processors and X570 chipse ... READ MORE

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