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Winners: Best Motherboards of 2018

The foundation of any PC build, motherboards serve as the backbone of the machine, connecting all the components and allowing them to pull together to get the performance you want.

Winner: Best Budget Motherboard

Choosing the right budget motherboard can save you many dollars while still delivering impressive features and performance.

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Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

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Asus ROG Strix B450-F Gaming

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Full list of Best Budget Motherboard finalists:

Asrock B360M-Pro4

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Asrock B360M-Pro4

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Gigabyte B360 Aorus Gaming 3 WiFi

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Gigabyte B360 Aorus Gaming 3 WiFi

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Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro

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Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro

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MSI B360 Gaming Pro Carbon

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MSI B360 Gaming Pro Carbon

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Winner: Best Premium Motherboard

A top-end motherboard today features the very best components for enhanced reliablity, and makes the most of its chipset to offer maximum performance while packing in outstanding audio and networking.

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Asus ROG Maximus XI Formula

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Asus ROG Maximus XI Formula

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Full list of Best Premium Motherboard finalists:

Asrock X470 Taichi

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Asrock X470 Taichi

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Asus Prime X299 Deluxe II

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Asus Prime X299 Deluxe II

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Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master

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Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Master

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MSI MEG X399 Creation

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MSI MEG X399 Creation

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MSI MEG Z390 Ace

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MSI MEG Z390 Ace

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Winner: Best Motherboard Company

There are four major players in the world of motherboards, always innovating and improving for the honour of being the bedrock of your PC.

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Asus

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Full list of Best Motherboard Company finalists:

Asrock logo

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Asrock

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Aorus

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Gigabyte Aorus

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MSI

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