Selecting a motherboard for your system can be an arduous task, due to the sheer volume of options to select from on any given desktop chipset. Focusing on Intel, there's plenty of chipset options for both Rocket Lake (11th gen) and Comet Lake (10th gen) processors, including Z590, Z490, B560, H570, H510, and B460. Looking at what's available and suitable for a variety of different configurations based on performance, price, and features, we make our picks for August 2021 for Intel-based options in our latest Intel motherboard buyers guide.
In preparation for the launch of Intel's Z490 chipset and Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake desktop processors, Z490 motherboards are now available to pre-order from various retailers. For entry-level...32 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/6/2020
Following a resurgence of motherboards decked out with custom monoblocks, ASRock has announced details on its Z490 Aqua. It includes a familiar aluminium plated copper custom monoblock, with just...18 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/5/2020
A blog post from Intel has showcased the first consumer motherboard with the ATX12VO power standard from ASRock, and we reached out to ASRock for more details. They have...47 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/5/2020
Off the back of the announcement of a substantial amount of Z490 motherboards designed for Intel's 10th generation desktop processors, ASRock Rack has announced a server-focused model. The ASRock...10 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/5/2020
After another long wait for a new Intel platform, Comet Lake and the 400 series finally descends. Here we get a new socket, support for up to 10-cores with...52 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/30/2020
Today we get the full range of its Intel’s 10th Generation processors for desktops. These chips, which fall under the banner of ‘Comet Lake’, will now go up to...177 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 4/30/2020
With Computex just around the corner, a lot of thought is being put to exactly what are we expecting to see at the show. There are questions about AMD’s...30 by Ian Cutress on 5/3/2018