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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best gaming motherboards.

The motherboard is the backbone of your PC. It's where all the components connect, and it's where you install the processor, memory, graphics card, and other major components. A good motherboard will provide a stable and reliable foundation for your computing experience. Browse the top-ranked list of best gaming motherboards below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. ASUS - ROG STRIX X670E-I GAMING WIFI (Socket AM5) AMD X670 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best AM5 ITX board available but has issues...-This is the best AM5 iTX motherboard available on the market. ...Great motherboard! loud m.2 fan (occasionally)"

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    The ROG Strix X670E-I Gaming WiFi crams the latest tech into the diminutive mini-ITX footprint and then branches out with the ROG Hive to put vital controls and I/O at your fingertips. At motherboard level, PCIe 5.0 slots for graphics and storage ride alongside dual-channel DDR5 to bring large-scale bandwidth to games and CPU-intensive workloads.
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    "Best AM5 ITX board available but has issues...-This is the best AM5 iTX motherboard available on the market. ...Great motherboard! loud m.2 fan (occasionally)"

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    The ROG Strix X670E-I Gaming WiFi crams the latest tech into the diminutive mini-ITX footprint and then branches out with the ROG Hive to put vital controls and I/O at your fingertips. At motherboard level, PCIe 5.0 slots for graphics and storage ride alongside dual-channel DDR5 to bring large-scale bandwidth to games and CPU-intensive workloads.
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  2. ASUS - TUF GAMING Z790-PLUS WIFI (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The ASUS TUF Gaming Z790 motherboard proved to be a breeze to install, making the initial setup process smooth sailing. ...Can not go wrong with this motherboard....You can not go wrong making a build around a Tuf Gaming Z790-Plus Wifi Motherboard. Recognized Proc, Ram, HDD, and Graphics card right from the start. "

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    ASUS TUF GAMING Z790-PLUS WIFI takes all the essential elements of Intel processors and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability.
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    "The ASUS TUF Gaming Z790 motherboard proved to be a breeze to install, making the initial setup process smooth sailing. ...Can not go wrong with this motherboard....You can not go wrong making a build around a Tuf Gaming Z790-Plus Wifi Motherboard. Recognized Proc, Ram, HDD, and Graphics card right from the start. "

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    ASUS TUF GAMING Z790-PLUS WIFI takes all the essential elements of Intel processors and combines them with game-ready features and proven durability.
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  3. ASUS - ROG STRIX Z790-E GAMING WIFI (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Front_Zoom
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    "Best Motherboard for Gaming...Best motherboard I’ve used so far. Love the aesthetic of it and looks great in black. ...Simply the best...Great motherboard for gaming! Stable with Gskillz 6400 64gb"

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    The flagship ROG Strix Z790-E Gaming WiFi motherboard is designed with boosted power delivery and optimized cooling to cope with the demands of powerful Intel Core processors
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    "Best Motherboard for Gaming...Best motherboard I’ve used so far. Love the aesthetic of it and looks great in black. ...Simply the best...Great motherboard for gaming! Stable with Gskillz 6400 64gb"

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    The flagship ROG Strix Z790-E Gaming WiFi motherboard is designed with boosted power delivery and optimized cooling to cope with the demands of powerful Intel Core processors
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  4. ASUS - TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) (Socket AM4) AMD X570 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Front_Zoom
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    "The best motherboard...One of the best motherboards for the money has everything you need...Best motherboard...Best motherboard that I’ve ever own very strong and great for gaming"

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    Get the power you need to play demanding games with this ASUS TUF gaming motherboard. The AMD chipset provides power and compatibility with Ryzen processors while Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 5 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi deliver fast connectivity. Active cooling and multiple heat sinks keep this ASUS TUF gaming motherboard running at peak performance.
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    "The best motherboard...One of the best motherboards for the money has everything you need...Best motherboard...Best motherboard that I’ve ever own very strong and great for gaming"

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    Get the power you need to play demanding games with this ASUS TUF gaming motherboard. The AMD chipset provides power and compatibility with Ryzen processors while Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 5 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi deliver fast connectivity. Active cooling and multiple heat sinks keep this ASUS TUF gaming motherboard running at peak performance.
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  5. MSI - PRO Z690-A WIFI (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z690 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very good motherboard...The motherboard is performing is above the expectation...Motherboard...Great mother board works well for gaming paired with an I9 13900kf"

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    PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity. With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink with 7W/mK thermal pad ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed with MSI motherboards. World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance. MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically. Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit. 14 + 1 +1 POWER DESIGN Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 14 digital CPU power phases. Combining 2x 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work. MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z690 . Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability. Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
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    "Very good motherboard...The motherboard is performing is above the expectation...Motherboard...Great mother board works well for gaming paired with an I9 13900kf"

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    PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity. With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink with 7W/mK thermal pad ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed with MSI motherboards. World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance. MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically. Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit. 14 + 1 +1 POWER DESIGN Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 14 digital CPU power phases. Combining 2x 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work. MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z690 . Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability. Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
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  6. MSI - B550 TOMAHAWK MAX WIFI (Socket AM4) AMD B550 ATX DDR4 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best gaming Motherboard...The best Motherboard, I sincerely recommend it To play...Gaming pc motherboard...My Best Buy gaming B550 motherboard works great and was easy to set up with the included instructions."

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    The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers. MAG B550 TOMAHAWK WIFI features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN for power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
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    "Best gaming Motherboard...The best Motherboard, I sincerely recommend it To play...Gaming pc motherboard...My Best Buy gaming B550 motherboard works great and was easy to set up with the included instructions."

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    The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers. MAG B550 TOMAHAWK WIFI features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN for power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
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  7. ASUS - ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Front_Zoom
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    "It is high end gaming motherboard. Not just for gaming it shows that Asus rog Maximus z790 offers best option for creativity as well....Great motherboard...Literally the best gaming motherboard avaliable. You can overclock, diagnose and ofcourse game like a monster."

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    ROG provides you with the very best gaming-audio inputs and outputs, with special shielded designs, and a collection of carefully selected professional-grade audio components
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    "It is high end gaming motherboard. Not just for gaming it shows that Asus rog Maximus z790 offers best option for creativity as well....Great motherboard...Literally the best gaming motherboard avaliable. You can overclock, diagnose and ofcourse game like a monster."

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    ROG provides you with the very best gaming-audio inputs and outputs, with special shielded designs, and a collection of carefully selected professional-grade audio components
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  8. MSI - B550 GAMING PLUS (Socket AM4) AMD B550 ATX DDR4 Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Gaming Motherboard...Gaming Motherboard the best thing I ever bought!!!...Best value...Best gaming mother board. Best value for money!!!!"

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    The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers. MAG B550 Gaming PLus features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN for power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
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    "Gaming Motherboard...Gaming Motherboard the best thing I ever bought!!!...Best value...Best gaming mother board. Best value for money!!!!"

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    The MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers. MAG B550 Gaming PLus features high-bandwidth and low-latency 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN for power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
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  9. MSI - PRO Z690-A DDR4 (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z690 ATX DDR4 Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Motherboard for price...Mother has one of the best price to performance after researching different motherboards with LGA 1700 socket. ...Awesome Motherboard...Love this motherboard, it is great for a gaming pc"

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    PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity. With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink with 7W/mK thermal pad ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed with MSI motherboards. World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance. MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically. Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit. 14 + 1 +1 POWER DESIGN Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 14 digital CPU power phases. Combining 2x 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work. MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z690 . Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability. Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
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    "Great Motherboard for price...Mother has one of the best price to performance after researching different motherboards with LGA 1700 socket. ...Awesome Motherboard...Love this motherboard, it is great for a gaming pc"

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    PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity. With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink with 7W/mK thermal pad ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed with MSI motherboards. World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance. MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically. Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit. 14 + 1 +1 POWER DESIGN Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 14 digital CPU power phases. Combining 2x 8-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, PRO series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy daily work. MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. The XMP memory profile has great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z690 . Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability. Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
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  10. MSI - Z790 GAMING PLUS WIFI (Socket LGA 1700) Intel Z790 ATX DDR5 Wi-Fi 6E Motherboard - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Motherboard...It runs great best upgrade i made on mine pc ill recommend it...Best motherboard so far...I recently upgraded my gaming setup with the MSI Z790 Gaming Plus WiFi motherboard, and it's been a game-changer for me. "

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    Z790 GAMING PLUS WIFI is designed with tons of connectivity, flexible tools, and convenient Wi-Fi solution with DDR5 memory version for gamers who want all.
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    "Motherboard...It runs great best upgrade i made on mine pc ill recommend it...Best motherboard so far...I recently upgraded my gaming setup with the MSI Z790 Gaming Plus WiFi motherboard, and it's been a game-changer for me. "

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    Z790 GAMING PLUS WIFI is designed with tons of connectivity, flexible tools, and convenient Wi-Fi solution with DDR5 memory version for gamers who want all.
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