A motherboard is often the one thing which is an afterthought when choosing components. It is however, one of the most important choices you need to make. All your hardware and external devices interfaces with the motherboard on some level, which means if this essential component which interconnects everything is not up to scratch, your performance and even reliability can suffer. Many things form part of the decision of which motherboard to purchase. The first determining factor is what CPU you will be running, after which you need to consider how many components you want to run on the motherboard. Things like amount of RAM slots, supported ram speed, on-board SSD NVME slots, RGB lighting support and form-factor (size of the motherboard) all form part of the decision process. Computer Mania stocks Asus and MSI motherboards which are synonymous with performance and reliability. Talk to us if you need help choosing the correct motherboard for your needs.