Your computers motherboard is the large circuit board which all other components connect through, it is responsible for handling communication between all internal components.

Chipsets

Like CPUs, motherboards are constantly evolving, a new CPU release often means a newer / faster motherboard is also released to support the new processors.

For Intel based computers the faster motherboard chipsets are usually indicated by starting with a 'Z' such as a 'Z390 Chipset'.

Upgrade Notes

We change the motherboard used in a computer build automatically based on your selected graphics setup. This is due to different motherboards having different options on them for hardware support.

The motherboard upgrade cost is included with the graphics card upgrade price.