The motherboard is the basic component of the computer:
depending on the choice of you, the choice in the processors (CPU),the type of memory (RAM) and ports of extension:
number of ports graphics, number of connections Sata for hard disks and optical drives
The fundamental component of the motherboard is the chipset:
it determines which CPU can work on this motherboard (they must be compatible socket), it also determines the type of RAM managed (only DDR2, only DDR3, or DDR2 / DDR3)
The different choice of a motherboard will be detailed below, depending on the use that is destined to the PC.
Types of PC
Depending on the type of PC that you want to climb, the choice of different components does not follow the same requirements, especially for the motherboard that interests us here.
A distinction 3 types of PC.
The motherboard is equipped with an integrated graphics chip, enough to display 2D, and allowing even play a few games greedy little resources, like most online games.
PC "Home Movies"
The power of the graphics card, integrated or not, does not matter, but his ability to play high-definition videos will be important, as well as connections or TV screen.
The power of the CPU is important, as well as the ability to mount 2 graphics cards coupled to be comfortable in 3D games.
Only options for the motherboard of a PC "performances" will be comprehensive, because it is the most complex solutions for other types of PCs will be given directly to the paragraph "advice equipment."