Best Intel Motherboards: June 2022
Along with Intel’s comprehensive selection of 12th Gen Core series processors, there’s an equally comprehensive selection of motherboards to go with them. For the entry-level, there’s the very affordable and solid bang for buck Core i3-12100 ($130), with the mid-range being dominated by the Core i5 and i7 processors with up to twelve cores (8P/4E). At the top of the stack is the flagship Core i9-12900K and Core i9-12900KS processors with sixteen cores for the most demanding workflows, applications, and games.
Every processor regardless of use case and price point needs an equally capable motherboard to get the most out of the performance. With a wide variety of LGA 1700 motherboards including the premium Z690, more affordable H660, and B660 chipsets, to the more affordable and entry-level H610 models, there is a myriad of options available. We’re taking a look at what’s currently available on the market for Intel’s 12th Gen Core series processors ranging from ‘money no object’, all the way down to what’s hot in terms of value in our latest motherboard buyer’s guide for June 2022.