Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H Intel Z97 Motherboard
This full featured board from Gigabyte that has a lot to offer starting with support for up to thirty-two gigabytes of DDR3 ram at speeds up to thirty-two hundred megahertz (Mhz) which translates to excellent computing performance. It has a Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201 Lan chip for worry-free network gaming as well as three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots for comprehensive multi-GPU support. It also features an M.2 port, a SATA Express port, and eight SATAIII ports for outstanding storage drive support. Finally, it offers six USB 3.0 ports along with two USB 2.0 ports; unfortunately, there isn’t any USB 3.1 support unlike some of our other picks.