Category Archives for Motherboard Advice

Build-a-PC

[Building a PC] Part 2: How cooler and thermal paste work

In the previous article, I introduced you the Intel Core I 8th generation (Coffee Lake) along with the Z370 motherboards. I have also instructed you to attach the CPU to the socket on the motherboard and now to the next part: choose a cooler and install it.

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socket-type

[Building a PC] Part 1: Overview of CPU and Z370 Motherboard

In this article, I would like to share my understanding of building a PC, as well as provide you with the instruction of assembling a PC. In particular, I will talk about the motherboard and CPU, I also try to approach the simplest way so that you guys can do it with ease.

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What to Look for in a Motherboard for Gaming

What to Look for in a Motherboard for Gaming: A Quick Guide

Wondering what to look for in a motherboard for gaming? This question opens a lot of other PC-related topics, and you might find yourself lost in all the technical details if you do not know what you have to be looking for. But do not worry, as we are here to assist you. If you are […]

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How to install a motherboard

How to install a motherboard: An Actionable Guide

There are many things to do when building your PC and installing a motherboard can be a complex process. Here’s how to install a motherboard yourself.

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What Type of Motherboard Do I Have

What Type of Motherboard Do I Have?

By following the various procedures outlined here, you should be able to determine the model and type of your current motherboard with ease.

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What Does a Motherboard Do for Gaming

What Does a Motherboard Do for Gaming?

Few things are as essential to a gaming PC as its motherboard. But is the quality of the motherboard you purchase really that important? Read more.

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How to Test a Motherboard Without a CPU

How to Test a Motherboard Without a CPU

Is it even possible to test a motherboard without a CPU? The answer is neither a definitive yes nor a no. Read on to learn more.

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Can Motherboards Be Replaced

Can Motherboards Be Repaired?

While an inexpensive motherboard can easily be replaced when it malfunctions, replacing a more expensive model isn’t quite so easy. Learn more.

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