The 10 Best Ryzen Motherboards With RGB

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. AMD has long been a favorite of power users, overclockers, and budget gamers who like to buck the popular trends. If you've decided to join the Red Team, you'll need to make sure to find the right motherboard, especially if you're going to illuminate it with customized RGB lighting. Here are some of the best performing and most affordable models, all of which allow the use of any Ryzen CPU. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best ryzen motherboards with rgb on Amazon.

10. MSI Enthusiast X470 M7

9. Asus ROG Strix B450-F

8. MSI X470 Pro

7. MSI B450M Bazooka

6. MSI B450I Plus

5. Asus Prime X470 Pro

4. Asus ROG Crosshair VII Hero

3. Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7

2. Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro

1. Asus Tuf X470 Plus

Editor's Notes

December 27, 2018: Many moons ago, AMD systems could be constructed at considerably lower prices than Intel rigs. That difference still persists, although less so today than in the past. Where the Ryzen really shines is in its various, many-cored designs, which are more effective now than ever at increasing performance, especially in the newest games. From a pure performance standpoint, you can't really go wrong with the Gigabyte Gaming 7, and the MSI M7 is just about as powerful; the Asus Hero probably even more so. For speed per dollar, the Asus Tuf is a great choice, as is the MSI Pro. The Gigabyte Aorus Pro is a great all-around selection, while the Asus Prime may be the best looking. And for ultra-small builds, the MSI B450I is awfully tough to beat. Keep in mind that a couple of these may need BIOS updates for maximum compatibility; but rest assured, AMD does a great job with ongoing hardware support.


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Last updated on January 02, 2019 by Christopher Thomas

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