As we get closer to the launch of Intel's Alder Lake, built on the Intel 7 process node, users looking to upgrade or build a new system might elect to wait another couple of months. While playing the waiting game can be frustrating, it will depend on how much stock Intel puts to the market, and if you're in the queue at the right time. Alternatively, Intel does have its Rocket Lake (11th gen) or Comet Lake (10th gen) processors available to purchase today. This includes many different LGA1200 motherboard options to select from across many different price points, chipsets, with many different levels of features on offer. We've make our picks for September 2021 for Intel-based options in our latest Intel motherboard buyers guide.
More widely known for its server-grade models, Supermicro always launches a small number of consumer motherboards, sometimes with some extra flair and hardware we don't see from the regular...27 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/21/2020
We have seen numerous Intel Z490 motherboards over the months since Intel's platform for Comet Lake was announced back in April. While the Z490 is designed for regular consumers...57 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/11/2020
One of the biggest names on the extreme overclocking scene is Vince 'K|NGP|N' Lucido, who is highly regarded as one of the best sub-zero overclockers. He is a longtime...56 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/8/2020
Up until now, GIGABYTE has reserved the monoblock clad WaterForce series for its flagship Aorus Xtreme models. In an interesting move to further enhance the performance of the Intel...13 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/3/2020
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
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