5. Intel Desktop Board DZ68BC – BOXDZ68BC
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- The Intel Desktop Board DZ68BC – BOXDZ68BC board works as expected with an Antec Three Hundred case, 8GB of G.Skill memory (max total 32GB), Core i5-2500, and a Crucial M4 SSD. The flash upgrade can be easily done by putting it on a USB stick and everything went perfectly, and Windows 7 x64 installed blazingly fast.
- There’s USB 2/3, DVI, Displayport, HDMI, Wifi (G and N), Bluetooth, and about everything else you can think of on this Intel Desktop Board DZ68BC – BOXDZ68BC motherboard though you’re out of luck if you need a parallel (LPT) port for an old printer (in that case, get a USB-LPT adapter). Ditto serial, though note that they include pins onboard if you want to supply your own serial ribbon cable out to the back of the case.
- Loads of SATA ports (SATA2 and SATA3) are there on Intel Desktop Board DZ68BC – BOXDZ68BC and they are so many.
4. ASRock LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard B75M-DGS R2.0
$68.99 Approx Get Latest Price!
In our list of “Top 5 Best Intel Motherboards Under $ 100 – Dec 2014” is grabbed by ASRock LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard B75M-DGS R2.0 due to its amazing features such as –
- CPU: LGA 1155, Core i7 / i5 / i3 (LGA1155)
- Chipsets: Intel B75
- Memory: 16G 2x240pin DDR3 2200(OC)/1600/1333/1066
- 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 x PCI
- PCIE Gigabit LAN
- 2 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0
- Dual VGA Output: DVI-D and D-Sub.
3. MSI Computer Corp. Motherboard ATX DDR3 1333 LGA 1150 Motherboards B85-G41 PC MATE
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The third place for best intel motherboard goes to the all new and amazing MSI Computer Corp. Motherboard ATX DDR3 1333 LGA 1150 Motherboards B85-G41 PC MATE because it has –
- Intel B85 Express Chipset
- Memory: 4x DDR3-1600/ 1333/ 1066 DIMM Slots, Dual Channel, Non-ECC, Buffered, Max Capacity of 32GB
- Slots: 1x PCI-Express 3.0 x16 Slot, 1x PCI-Express 2.0 x16 Slot (runs at x4), 2x PCI-Express 2.0 x1 Slots, 2x PCI Slots
- SATA: 4x SATA3 Ports, 2x SATA2 Ports; USB: 2x 3.0 Ports (rear), 2x 3.0 Ports (front), 6x 2.0 Ports (rear), 4x 2.0 Ports (front)
- LAN: Realtek 8111G PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller; Display: 1x HDMI Port, 1x DVI Port, 1x VGA Port.
2. Gigabyte LGA 1150 Intel B85 HDMI SATA 6Gbps USB 3.0 Micro ATX DDR3 1600 Intel Motherboards GA-B85M-D3H
$79.99 Approx Get Latest Price!
In the list of “Top 5 Best Intel Motherboards Under $ 100 – Dec 2014” we reviewed today the runner up is Gigabyte LGA 1150 with the below mentioned amazing characterstics.
- CPU: Support Intel Core i7/i5/i3 in LGA 1150 package
- Memory: 4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory; DDR3 1600/1333 MHz
- D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI
- LAN: Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
- Expansion Slots: 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16);1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4
- (PCIEX4); 2 x PCI slots
- Support for AMD CrossFire technology.
1. Gigabyte LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX DDR3 1600 Motherboards GA-B75M-D3H
$78.99 Approx Get Latest Price!
Finally we have a winner for the mash up of best and top intel motherboards under 100 bucks and it is Gigabyte LGA 1155 motherboard. It has lots of amazing features such as –
- CPU: Support for Intel Core i7 /i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1155 package. Chipset: Intel B75 Express Chipset
- Memory: 4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory. Support for DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules. Support for non-ECC memory modules. Support for Extreme
- Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
- Audio: Realtek ALC887 codec. High Definition Audio. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel. Support for S/PDIF Out. LAN: 1 x Realtek GbE LAN chip
- Expansion Slots: 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4. 2 x PCI slot. AMD CrossFireX technology
- Storage Interface: 1 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors. 5 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors.
- Back Panel Connectors: 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port/1 x D-Sub port/1 x DVI-D port/1 x HDMI port/2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports/4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports/1 x RJ-45 port/3 x audio jacks
- Internal I/O Connectors: 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector/1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector/1 x SATA 6Gb/s connector/5 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors/1 x CPU fan header/1 x system fan header/1 x front panel header/1 x front panel audio header/1 x S/PDIF Out header/1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header/2 x USB 2.0/1.1
- headers/1 x serial port header/1 x parallel port/1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header/1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- USB: Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports. Up to 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports.