26 AMD socket AM4 motherboards review: the best boards for Ryzen

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Internal: PCI-Express and storage

As we mentioned before only the AMD X370 chipset supports SLI. If you want to combine multiple graphics cards in a responsible way, you should definitely ignore all B350 and A320 motherboards. Disregarding the Biostar X370GT3, Gigabyte AX370 Gaming K3 and of course the ITX boards, all X370 boards support SLI.

  PCI-Express x16 PCI-Express x1 Nvidia SLI
ASRock AB350M Pro4 2 1 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming ITX/ac 1 0 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming ITX/ac 1 0 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming K4 2 4 Ja
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming 3 2 Ja
ASRock X370 Killer SLI 2 4 Ja
ASRock X370 Taichi 3 2 Ja
ASUS Prime X370-Pro 3 3 Ja
ASUS ROG Strix B350-F Gaming  3 3 Nee
ASUS ROG Strix X370-F Gaming 3 3 Ja
ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero 3 3 Ja
ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Extreme 3 3 Ja
Biostar X370GT3 2 3 Nee
Gigabyte A320MA-M.2 1 2 Nee
Gigabyte AB350 Gaming 3 3 2 Nee
Gigabyte AB350N-Gaming WiFI 1 2 Nee
Gigabyte AX370 Gaming K3 2 0 Nee
Gigabyte Aorus AX370 Gaming 5 3 3 Ja
Gigabyte Aorus AX370 Gaming K7 3 3 Ja
MSI B350M Mortar 2 2 Nee
MSI B350 Tomahawk 2 2 Nee
MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon 2 2 Nee
MSI X370 SLI Plus 3 3 Ja
MSI X370 Krait Gaming 3 3 Ja
MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon 3 3 Ja
MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium 3 3 Ja

Storage

Almost all B350 motherboards feature four SATA ports. X370 boards tend to offer six, eight or even ten SATA ports, however the latter case requires an extra SATA controller. Some high-end boards feature a second M.2 slot, however PCIe slots tend to be disabled when the M.2 slot is in use, since there is simply not enough bandwidth to use both at the same time. U.2 are only rarely found.

  SATA600 M.2 U.2
ASRock AB350M Pro4 4 2 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming ITX/ac 4 1 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming ITX/ac 4 1 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming K4 6 2 Nee
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming 10 2 Nee
ASRock X370 Killer SLI 6 2 Nee
ASRock X370 Taichi 10 2 Nee
ASUS Prime X370-Pro 8 1 Nee
ASUS ROG Strix B350-F Gaming  6 1 Nee
ASUS ROG Strix X370-F Gaming 8 1 Nee
ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero 8 1 Nee
ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Extreme 8 2 Nee
Biostar X370GT3 4 1 Nee
Gigabyte A320MA-M.2 4 1 Nee
Gigabyte AB350 Gaming 3 6 1 Nee
Gigabyte AB350N-Gaming WiFI 4 1 Nee
Gigabyte AX370 Gaming K3 8 1 Nee
Gigabyte Aorus AX370 Gaming 5 8 1 1
Gigabyte Aorus AX370 Gaming K7 8 1 1
MSI B350M Mortar 4 1 Nee
MSI B350 Tomahawk 4 1 Nee
MSI B350 Gaming Pro Carbon 4 1 Nee
MSI X370 SLI Plus 6 1 Nee
MSI X370 Krait Gaming 6 1 Nee
MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon 6 2 Nee
MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium 6 2 2

ASRock X370 Taichi
Thanks to an extra controller the ASRock X370 Taichi features no less than 10 SATA ports.


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