Best Desktop Motherboards available in India

After spending a week on PC assembling, I decided to write about some good motherboards available in the market today. I have sorted out the Best Desktop Motherboards available in India and placed them according to their category.

Best Desktop Motherboards available in India

List of the best gaming motherboards in 2018. Collection of both Intel and AMD motherboards to build a powerful gaming computer. The price of the boards varies with its features and power. AMD boards are still less expensive than Intel boards.

Low-end Gaming, Downloading or Casual RIG

PC’s which will be only used for casual gaming, as a downloading rig or regular home use can use the following boards. People keep budget’s of casual rigs really low, and that’s why getting a perfect motherboard which can suffice the need is essential. The low-budget motherboards allow you to use to use the high-end processors too, but it is strongly recommended to keep it below Intel Core i3. The best CPU and motherboard combo can bring the good rig in really low price.

Intel Boards

Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2 Socket LGA 1151

 Best Desktop Motherboards available in India

  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Supported Processors: Intel® Core™ i7 / i5 / i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® /Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package
  • Memory:  2 x DDR4 DIMM 2133 MHz up to 32GB
  • Chipset: Intel® H110 Express Chipset
  • Graphics: Integrated with North Bridge
  • Audio: Realtek® ALC887 codec
  • LAN Support: Realtek® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Peripheral and Expansions: 6 X SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports, 4 X USB 3.0/2.0 ports, 8 X  USB 2.0/1.1 ports,  PCI Express* 3.0 x 16, PCI Express 2.0 x 1, 1 x D-Sub port, 1 x DVI-D port, 1 x HDMI port.
  • Multi-Graphics: Intel® HD Integrated Graphics support.

Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2 motherboard is based on Socket LGA 1151, which comes with support for various Intel Processors. The motherboard can hold the low-end processor Intl Celeron to the Core i7 CPUs. It is one of the most powerful motherboards to purchase under Rs. 5000 in India. You can also get a suite of unique software features that come along with the motherboard package including 3D OSD, AutoGreen, CloudStation, etc.

Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2 is available for Rs. 4200/- INR.

AMD Boards

MSI A320M PRO-VD PLUS

A320M PRO-VD PLUS Gaming Motherboard

  • Form Factor: MicroATX
  • Supported Processors: AMD Ryzen R3, R5
  • Memory:  DDR4 1866/2133/2400/2667/2933(OC)/3200(OC) Mhz Up to 32GB
  • Chipset: AMD® A320 Chipset
  • Graphics: Integrated with North Bridge
  • Audio: Realtek® ALC887 Codec
  • LAN Support: Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN  (10/100/1000 Mbs/s)
  • Peripheral and Expansions: 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector, 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector, 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors, 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports), 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)

MSI A320M PRO-VD PLUS is based on AMD AM4 CPU architecture which runs AMD Ryzen series and 7th Generation A-Series/Athlon, processors. It is a powerful motherboard and worth its price; the same can be used for any mid-end gaming rig too. It performs up to the mark when Combined with 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors, as the integrated shared onboard graphics with Maximum of 2GB supports these CPUs only. 

MSI A320M PRO-VD PLUS is available for Rs. 5200/- INR.

Mid-end Gaming RIG

For medium gaming, it’s better to have a stable motherboard. Entering into Gaming performance on the future-proof basis, there are lots of additions to the rig, and that’s why getting a future proof makes a point. The following board will boost the performance of CPU when overclocked.

ASUS PRIME H370M-PLUS

ASUS PRIME H370M-PLUS Gaming Motherboard

  • Form Factor: MicroATX
  • Supported Processors: 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Intel® Core™ i5 processors, Intel® Core™ i3 processors
  • Memory:  DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz up to 64GB
  • Chipset: Intel® H370
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD
  • Audio: Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel HD Audio
  • LAN Support: Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller
  • Peripheral and Expansions: 2 x USB 3.1, 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 6 x USB 2.0, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x D-Sub, 1 x HDMI, 6 x SATA 6Gb/s.
  • Multi-Graphics:  AMD CrossFireX™ Technology

ASUS PRIME H370M-PLUS is the perfect motherboard for mid-end gaming; the board supports Intel® 14 nm CPU and Turbo Boost 2.0 which is fantastic for gaming performance. The same motherboard can be used for high-level gaming rigs as it supports every processor up to Core i7.

Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 is available for Rs. 9500/- INR

High-end Gaming RIG

As the name states these PC’s are extreme in their performance and Games are the only thing which can optimize the CPU to its fullest, so for high-end gaming rigs, I’ve decided over the following boards which can contribute maximum in performance and easily overclockable to its fullest with convenient overclocking options provided by Gigabyte.

Both the boards below have almost same specs and are manufactured by the same vendor gives same features for both Intel and AMD. However, Intel Core I and X family of CPU’s perform a lot better than AMD’s CPU, and that’s why here I’ll be suggesting to go for Intel one rather than AMD. If you consider future-proof basis, AMD’s upcoming processors in Ryzen lineup supporting the same slot would need you only the same single board for coming years, even if you upgrade to newer versions of Processor.

Intel Boards

Gigabyte X299 AORUS Ultra Gaming

Gigabyte X299 AORUS Ultra Gaming Motherboard

  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Supported Processors: Intel Socket 2066 Core X-Series Processors (Skylake and Kaby Lake)
  • Memory:  DDR4 2133 / 2400 / 2666 / 3600 / 4000MHz up to 128GB
  • Chipset: Intel X299
  • Graphics: NIL
  • Audio: Realtek® ALC1220 codec
  • LAN Support: Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Peripheral and Expansions: 8x SATA 6Gbs, 2x LAN RJ45 ports, 2x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A + USB Type-CTM, 4x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 4x USB 2.0, 1x Optical S/PDIF out, 5x Audio, 1x USB BIOS Flashback Button, 1x TUF Detective USB port.

Gigabyte manufactures X299 AORUS Ultra Gaming motherboard, explicitly designed to supports Core X-Series processors on Intel 2066 socket. RAM support is up to 128GB with DDR4 clocked at 2133MHz to 4000Mhz. It is best-board for high-end PC’s which is focused on top-tier gaming, mainly to use with Intel Core i9 processors.

Gigabyte X299 AORUS Ultra Gaming is available for Rs. 48,500/- INR.

AMD Boards

Gigabyte X470 AORUS GAMING 7 WIFI

Gigabyte X470 AORUS GAMING 7 WIFI Gaming Motherboard

  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Supported Processors: AMD Ryzen 1st Gen / Ryzen 2nd Gen
  • Memory:  4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB (3600+(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 MHz)
  • Chipset: AMD X470
  • Graphics: Integrated with North Bridge
  • Audio: Realtek® ALC1220 HD Audio
  • LAN Support: Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Peripheral and Expansions: Wi-Fi Dual-band, 6X SATA 6Gb/s ports, 2 X SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports, 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s,
  • 1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers, 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers, PCI Express* 2.0 x16, PCI Express 2.0 x1, 1 x.
  • Multi-Graphics: Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies / Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies.

GIGABYTE X470 AORUS Gaming motherboards are high-end specified boards, made for the AMD’s latest Ryzen Gaming CPUs. The first and second generation of Ryzen CPUs is supported by this stylish motherboard, which also comes with an in-built WI-Fi capability. With its dedicated SSD slots, users can use both HDD and SSD simultaneously, enough to boost the daily performance of the system. As the AMD is likely to manufacture the forthcoming Ryzen series CPUs with similar slot designs, the motherboard is a future-proof one.

GIGABYTE X470 AORUS Gaming motherboard is available for Rs.24499/- INR.

That concludes our list of Best Desktop Motherboards available in India. Which one are you picking up? Do you have a different choice? Let us know in the comments.

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