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  1. MSI - PRO B760M-A WIFI DDR4 (Socket LGA 1700) Intel B760 ATX DDR4 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: PRO B760M-A WIFI DDR4
    SKU: 6530192
    Your price for this item is $169.99
  2. MSI - Pro Z790-A WIFI (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: PRO Z790-A WIFI
    SKU: 6539308
    Your price for this item is $239.99
  3. NZXT - Z790 (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: N7-Z79XT-B1
    SKU: 6538046
    Your price for this item is $296.99
    The previous price was $299.99
  4. MSI - MAG B760 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 (Socket LGA 1700) Intel B760 ATX DDR4 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: MAG B760 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4
    SKU: 6530193
    Your price for this item is $189.99
  5. Your price for this item is $224.98
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    The regular price is $259.98
  6. GIGABYTE - Z790 AORUS ELITE X WIFI7 (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 7 Motherboard - Black

    Model: Z790 A ELITE X WIFI7
    SKU: 6562709
    Your price for this item is $299.99
  7. ASUS - PRIME B550-Plus (Socket AM4) AMD B550 ATX DDR4 Motherboard - Black

    Model: PRIME B550-PLUS
    SKU: 6447947
    Your price for this item is $139.99
  8. MSI - PRO Z690-A DDR4 (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z690 ATX DDR4 Motherboard - Black

    Model: PRO Z690-A DDR4
    SKU: 6485158
    Your price for this item is $209.99
  9. GIGABYTE - B650 EAGLE AX (Socket AM5) AMD B650 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: B650 EAGLE AX
    SKU: 6582206

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    Your price for this item is $159.99
    The previous price was $179.99
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  11. ASUS - ROG CROSSHAIR X670E HERO (Socket AM5) AMD X670E ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard

    Model: ROG CROSSHAIR X670E HERO
    SKU: 6523724
    Your price for this item is $649.99
  12. ASUS - TUF GAMING Z790-PLUS WIFI (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: TUF GAMING Z790-PLUS WIFI
    SKU: 6571645
    Your price for this item is $249.99
  13. Your price for this item is $223.98
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  14. Your price for this item is $183.98
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    The regular price is $209.98
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  16. ASUS - ROG STRIX X670E-I GAMING WIFI (Socket AM5) AMD X670 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: ROG STRIX X670E-I GAMING WIFI
    SKU: 6523772
    Your price for this item is $439.99
  17. ASUS - ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING (Socket AM4) AMD B550 ATX DDR4 Motherboard - Black

    Model: ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING
    SKU: 6422283
    Your price for this item is $179.99
  18. ASUS - TUF GAMING B650-PLUS WIFI (Socket AM5) AMD B650 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6 Motherboard

    Model: TUF GAMING B650-PLUS WIFI
    SKU: 6523722
    Your price for this item is $219.99
  19. MSI - MPG X670E CARBON WIFI (Socket AM5) AMD X670 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black

    Model: MPG X670E CARBON WIFI
    SKU: 6528253
    Your price for this item is $463.99
    The previous price was $479.99

Finding the best motherboard for gaming.

What is a motherboard?

If you are building your own gaming PC or rebuilding a computer you already have, you will need a motherboard. The motherboard is the main printed circuit board through which the computer’s components—internal and external—talk to each other. Your motherboard will connect your CPU (computer processor) with your RAM (memory), video graphics card and more.

Motherboards not only support the essential and optional components of your computer, they also incorporate the cooling fans that keep your CPU and other power-heavy components from overheating. Plus, they allow for additional inputs via peripheral connectors, such as USB ports.

Motherboards can range in size depending on your needs, and you can build upon them with various components. Gaming motherboards are made for high-performance PCs. They use materials that support the power and speed needed to deal with high data loads. Many motherboards for large gaming PCs include six to fourteen layers of communication material.

Choosing a motherboard.

To choose the best motherboard for your computer, you need to consider all the components you want to use in your build. You might also have the option of choosing a motherboard processor combo, which can save you money and build time. By getting a motherboard CPU combo, your most important computer component (the CPU) will already be ready to go.

When shopping for the best motherboard for gaming, you will also want to make it easy to upgrade your components in the future. With the right arrangement, it can be surprisingly simple to switch out or add components down the line. For instance, you might want to update your sound card or leave space to add a second hard drive so that you will have extra storage space for your PC games.

Building or modifying your own PC is a great way to get exactly what you want from your computer. If you need help troubleshooting issues along the way or making repairs, do not hesitate to reach out to Best Buy’s team of professionals for computer help and repair.