How to choose the right motherboard between Intel and AMD?

Dec, 2019

The computer motherboard is the working platform for each piece of hardware. The connection between the hardware is done through the motherboard. Its stability plays a decisive role in the computer, so choosing a good motherboard is very important, but how can we distinguish between so many motherboards? how to buy it?

Before buying a motherboard, we must understand the differences between the motherboards. We often come across two main types of motherboards. One is an Intel motherboard and the other is an AMD motherboard. The two motherboard processors are different. Intel is a pin. AMD is a hole. In fact, if the motherboard is subdivided, there is also the chipset level. The following small series show how to distinguish between Intel and AMD motherboard chipset, as shown below:

Intel motherboard chipset

X series: usually server motherboard, is the most advanced chipset technology. Usually used in Internet cafes, large computer training bases, schools, companies, etc., such as X79, X99.

LGA 2011 motherboard

Z series: high-end chipset, motherboard material is the best, generally supports overclocking. Usually used for high-end game consoles, live broadcasts, etc., such as Z370, Z390.

H series: It is a low-end motherboard. Its material is slightly inferior to Z series, but the quality is very good. Generally, it does not support overclocking. If the motherboard is specially processed, it can be overclocked properly. Usually used in homes, companies, factories, etc., such as H61, H310, H110.

B series: business motherboard, material is also very good, does not support overclocking, suitable for low-end consumer groups. Mainly used in homes, companies, shopping malls, etc., such as B360, B75, B450.

P series: low-end series motherboards, without display output, can not be overclocked, the material is not very good, almost can not find in the market now, such as P85, P81.

AMD motherboard chipset

X series: It is currently the most high-end motherboard that can be overclocked. The motherboard material is also the best, mainly for games and painting. For example X370, X470, X399.

B series: This is a medium-sized motherboard that supports overclocking. The motherboard material is very good and the price is high. It is mainly used for games, office and so on. E.g. B350, b450.

A series: This is a low-level series motherboard, which cannot be overclocked, and the material of the motherboard is average. Mainly used in homes or factories, such as A88.

LGA 1155 motherboard

The above is a brief introduction of the motherboard. knowing this can distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of the motherboard, but this does not mean that we can just pick it casually. We must consider when buying a motherboard.

Tips: When buying a motherboard, it is best to choose a motherboard of a big brand, do not buy a used motherboard, and do not buy a motherboard without a brand or quality assurance.

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