What do I need to know about motherboards?

By snacks
Sep 12, 2007
  1. I know that I'll have to pick one that can handle the power supply and have PCIE x16 slots, but what else do I need to know about motherboards for building a computer?
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Socket. Determines which processors you can use.
    Supported RAM types and speeds.
    SLI or no.
    Onboard video or no.
    Amount of onboard IDE/SATA.
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