Motherboards for sale in South Africa
Motherboards may be a complex PC component to shop for online in South Africa, but this document may provide you with the necessary information to choose your next best motherboard, whether you are building a PC from scratch, or upgrading your current rig.
The motherboard is a vital part of the PC system, and it is crucial that you pick the best one. There is a suitable motherboard for sale for everyone at PC International. The following factors will help you decide on the best motherboard for your unique setup.
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Which brands manufacture the best Motherboards?
Asus is known for producing some of the best motherboards in the industry. Asus motherboards feature intelligent cooling systems which ensure that the board and various components are kept cool during operation. Asus motherboards are also known for featuring built-in connections in addition to being durable and robust.
Gigabyte is one of the most prominent computer hardware manufacturers in the industry. Gigabyte boasts with an impressive range of motherboards suited to a variety of use applications.
Gigabyte motherboards come with an array of innovative features, and they are known for their reliable, durable performance.
MSI is widely known for aiming their technological innovations at the professional gamers and the motherboards produced are spread across a variety of prices. This delights customers both in quality of build along with prompt implementation of the latest technology.
Specifications to look for when choosing a motherboard to buy
The chipset is responsible for providing control logic to make the system components work together. It is important to consider the chipset and the sockets that are supported by them.
Some popular chipsets include Comet Lake, Coffee Lake, X299, TRX40, X399, and A300.
The CPU socket uses a series of pins to connect the processor of a CPU to the motherboard of the PC. Some common socket types include LGA 1200, LGA 1151, LGA 2066, sTRX4, sTR4, and AM4.
As motherboards come in a variety of sizes, you have a lot of flexibility in building a PC to fit the environment in which it will be placed. The size of the motherboard, or the form factor, has certain specs to consider including the physical size of the case, expansion slots, RAM, RAM slots, GPUs, and the SATA ports.
This is a device which is installed and connected to the motherboard using one of the peripheral component interconnect (PCI) slots on the motherboard. There are several sizes of PCIe slots from x1 up to x16.
What size motherboard should I buy?
This will depend on your individual needs currently and in future. If you know that you will want to upgrade our PC, you will need to choose a motherboard that provides you with that opportunity to do so. One of the best basic motherboards currently, is the ATX 12” x 9.6”.
Which motherboard is best for home use?
For home use, you will not need a complex, robust motherboard. The Gigabyte Z490 is one of the most budget-friendly, powerful motherboards ideal for home use.
How much does a new motherboard cost?
The price of a new motherboard will depend on the brand, size, type, and several other factors. PC International offers motherboards from as little as R1,173.00.
Buy Motherboards for Intel and AMD CPUs Online
Housing some of the most significant components of your computer, the reliability of your motherboard is paramount. The PC International online store has selected a range of top-quality motherboards to meet everyone’s varying needs. Choose a motherboard that supports your choices of form factor and hardware. Select one that has PCIs video card slots, slots for adequate (and a little extra) memory, SATA ports for drivers and enough ports for peripherals. Select the heatsink that works best for you to ensure you have better heat distribution and headroom for overclocking.
Browse through motherboards with integrated and dedicated graphics card options. Select an Intel or AMD motherboard from the PC International online range of MSI, Gigabyte, ASUS and ASRock. Then experience the enjoyment of power, functionality and great capability supported by intelligent cooling systems and optimised professional workflows. Opt into the latest performance standards with PC Internationals online range of motherboards.
Our motherboard selection of brands include MSI, Asus and Gigabyte. Our model numbers vary for AMD CPUs from A320, A520, B450, B550, X570, TRX40 and Intel CPUs from H310, H410, B365, B460, Z390, Z490 and X299.