That shiny Ryzen CPU deserves the best AMD motherboard. Lucky for you, it’s a great time to buy into the AMD ecosystem. There are a host of different options at affordable (and not so affordable) prices for every gaming PC going, whether that’s a $3,000 mega rig or a budget build.

The most relevant motherboards for a new CPU buyer today are those equipped with the following chipsets: X570, B550, X470, and B450. The ‘X’ prefix denotes the high-end motherboards, while the ‘B’ denotes the close-run mid-range models. There’s also the ‘A’ prefix for the entry-level, but these come usually strapped for features and not that much cheaper than entry-level B450 boards. Plenty of options, clearly.

By tracy