It is impossible to imagine a PC without a motherboard. But when it comes to gaming, you need to be highly selective. The motherboard houses all your gaming accessories like a graphics card, CPU, and RAM. A high-quality motherboard ensures that other components are utilised to their maximum. However, you don’t need to spend a hefty amount of money to buy a motherboard. Here is the top 10 list of high-performance motherboards to choose from.
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1) Gigabyte B450M Gaming Motherboard
This motherboard is one of the most affordable yet powerful motherboards on the list. You get the exclusive gigabyte 8118 gaming LAN with a bandwidth management feature. This gaming motherboard comes with HDMI and DVI-D so that you can connect multiple displays for online gaming streaming. You get advanced technology including PCIe Gen3 x 4 M.2, PCIe NVMe, and SATA mode support. You connect some of the high-performance CPUs such as AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen, 2nd Gen Ryzen, and Radeon Vega graphic processors.
Price: ₹ 7,753
2) GIGABYTE A520M DS3H Gaming Motherboard
This motherboard consists of the AMD A520M chip that can easily handle almost all 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors. You get 4 DIMM DDR4 slots to install memory, a dual-channel ECC, and Non-ECC unbuffered slots. This gaming motherboard is highly efficient in terms of power consumption owing to its 5+3 Phases Pure Digital VRM Solution accompanied by Low RDS(on) MOSFETs. The smart fan 5 support maintains an optimum temperature even while high-end gaming. The Q-flash plus system ensures that you don’t need to install a previous-gen processor to update the BIOS.
Price: ₹ 7,067
3) MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX Gaming Motherboard
This gaming motherboard comes installed with the powerful AMD B450M chip that is compatible with almost all Ryzen CPUs up to the 3rd generation. The features like core boost and DDR4 boost allow you to overclock your CPU for enhanced frame rates. The audio-boost technology offers you a crystal-clear sound while gaming. You get 4 DIMM DDR4 RAM slots along with support for up to 3,466 MHz RAM on each slot. The M.2 slots on PCIe Gen 3 x4 to ensure a high-speed data transfer up to 32 Gbps. The EZ debug LED automatically flags problems concerned with a specific component.
Price: ₹ 7,156
4) MSI A320M-A PRO Gaming Motherboard
The gaming motherboard from MSI is one of the most affordable ones on the list with a compact design. It is compatible with AMD A320M-A Pro chip of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors. You can set up NVme based SSDs using PCI-E Gen3 x4 slots for high-speed gaming. The X-Boose technology from MSI ensures you get high-quality audio while gaming. You get a convenient design such as a pin-header and a friendly SATA location. The premium layout and completely digital power design support multiples more cores for enhanced gaming performance.
Price: ₹ 4,049
5) MSI B450M PRO M2 MAX Gaming Motherboard
This gaming motherboard is compatible with almost all Ryzen processors from the 1st gen, 2nd gen, and 3rd. You can install dual DDR4 RAM of up to 3466 MHz speed to attain high-speed gaming. The turbo M.2 slots installed on PCIe gen 3 x4 architecture significantly enhance the speed of the storage drive. The DDR4 boost feature of MSI helps deliver pure data signals for a much table gaming performance. The EZ debug LED automatically notifies the issues with your system and its components through a beeping LED pattern.
Price: ₹ 6,699
6) ASUS Prime A320M-K Motherboard
This ASUS Prime A320M-K Motherboard comes with 2 x DIMM, a Non-ECC memory, a Fan Xpert CPU, and case fan controls for delivering high-performance gaming without much heating. You get high-speed storage with UEFI BIOS and EZ Flash 3. The pre-installed fuses avoid over-current and damages due to short-circuit. It provides I/O ports to DRAM and the exclusive DIGI-VRM from Asus renders optimum power to the processor in real-time. Thus, it reduces energy-wastage and enhances the life-span of the components.
Price: ₹ 4,190
7) ASUS TUF B450M-Pro Gaming
This gaming motherboard is compact and can be easily installed in smaller cabinets. It comes pack with an AMD B450 chip that works with AMD Ryzen 2nd and 3rd gen processors. You get 4 DDR4 DIMM that can support up to 64 GB RAM capacity. Each slot is compatible with high-frequency RAMs up to 4400 MHz. Using the 2 PCIe express slots, you can set up multiple GPUs or a GPU combined with a PCIe card. This motherboard comes with exclusive Asus Aura Sync RGB support that synchronises all the RGB elements.
Price: ₹ 9,425
8) ASUS TUF B365M-PLUS Gaming Motherboard
This gaming motherboard from ASUS comes with a PCI-Express x16 interface and memory support of 64GB (DDR4 with 2666MHz). You can expect an outstanding gaming performance with its AMD CrossFireX technology. This motherboard is compatible with 8th and 9th generation processors along with LGA 1151 socket. It is compatible with Intel 14 nm CPU.
Price: ₹ 8,719
9) Colorful CVN B450M Gaming Motherboard
This motherboard from Colorful comes with an AMD B450/AMD AM4 socket. If you want high-end gaming, you can install a Ryzen 3500x processor. The full cover cooling fin mechanism maintains an optimum temperature while gaming. You get a turbo m.2 slots with PCIe x4 architecture that is compatible with NVMe M.2 SSDs. The high-performance gigabit LAN port offers lightning-speed connectivity and a stable network. The motherboard reduces high-frequency noise and delivers and ensures a crystal-clear sound output while gaming.
Price: ₹ 9,500
10) ASRock B365M Phantom Gaming
This motherboard from ASRock is particularly designed for high-end PC gaming. It comes packed with an Intel Asrock B365M chip type that is compatible with almost all 8th and 9th generation Intel CPUs. You get the ASRock exclusive Super Alloy features including Nichicon 12K black caps, matte black PCB, high-density glass fabric PCB, and a 50A power choke for high performance and durability. The pre-installed RGB headers offer you complete control over almost all kinds of RGB devices.
Price: ₹ 6,349
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