Launched alongside the new Skylake Core i7 and Core i5 processors, the accompanying Intel Z170 chipset shipped on motherboards from $100 right up to $500 for the Z170X-Gaming G1. That said, most capable Z170 motherboards can be had for between $200 and $250 and today we'll be looking at half a dozen options in this bracket. The most expensive boards to be featured in our roundup are the Asrock Z170 Extreme7+ and Asus ROG Maximus VIII Hero, with both costing $240. Then we have the Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7 at a slightly more affordable $220, followed by the MSI Z170A Gaming M7 at $210. For around $200 the Supermicro MBD-C7Z170-SQ and EVGA Z170 FTW can be had and we're interested to see how they compare to the more expensive boards in our roundup. Read the complete review.