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Should you be looking to pick up a new Intel 13th Gen CPU, you may well be considering whether and where to buy an Intel Z790 motherboard to go with it. If you are, then read on.
In this article, we answer some key questions about Intel’s new chipset, and the links you need so you can buy an Intel Z790 motherboard with confidence. That way, your shiny new Intel 13th Gen chip can take full advantage of the latest tech to support it.
Who is stocking Intel Z790 motherboards?
All the main retailers and electronics retailers you would expect will stock Z790 boards. This means, stock willing, there will be a good amount of choice in terms of where you’re able to get hold of one.
Having said that, motherboard prices are unlikely to differ too much between retailers at this point. The retailers we recommend keeping an eye on are:
- Best Buy
- Currys (UK)
- Ebuyer (UK)
- Novatech (UK)
- Scan (UK)
Intel Z790 motherboard retailers
Below are the key links you need to find a motherboard in your region, from a preferred retailer.
Do you need an Intel Z790 motherboard?
If you’re wondering whether you need to buy a Z790 motherboard, let’s address that. Technically, Z690 motherboards will support the new Intel 13th Gen processors, though you will need to complete a BIOS update.
But Z790 motherboards are optimal for offering PCIe Gen 5 support, for one or two 16x GPU slots and M.2 SSDs. Z790 chipsets also increase the support of DDR5 for enthusiasts, offering support for 5800MHz sticks.