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The soaring increase in the worth of cryptocurrency has gained more and more interest from the public and the distinguished investors keeping a close eye on the proceedings with a number already committing to join the trending craze that is altcoins trading. The cryptocurrency in form of Bitcoins, Etherium, Litecoin e.t.c can be acquired in two ways: either by purchasing them from the open trade markets or mining them – yes you read that right!

The increase in worth of the cryptocurrency has made purchasing of them more and more costly leaving the cryptocurrency enthusiasts to opt for the next best alternative to acquire them-by mining them.

For cryptocurrency mining, PCs are required. And not just any regular PC’s but high-end PCs with a high power rating and a kick-ass motherboard.

Review of the Best 5 Motherboards for Crypto Mining

Below is the shortlist of 5 of the best motherboards, in no particular order, currently out there for Cryptocurrency mining:

ASRock H110 Pro BTC+

GPUs supported

Processor types

Slots Present

Form Factor

13

Pentium / Celeron (Socket 1151) / 7th Gen and 6th Gen Intel core i3/i5/i7

1x PCI Express 3.0×16, 2 x DDR4 DIMM, 12 x PCI Express 2.0 x 1

ATX

This is currently the best and most opted for keyboard present in the market. This is attributed to the vast support for many (13) graphics cards as well as a solid build quality. The features this motherboard comes with makes it future-proof in that as time passes one would be able to expand on the necessary parts instead of purchasing a new one.

With the maximum support of graphics card on windows 10 being 8, some may argue that the motherboard is extreme and quite expensive but with the features it comes with, it is worth the cash.

Gigabyte GA-H110-D3A

GPUs supported

Processor types

Slots Present

Form Factor

6

Pentium / Celeron (Socket 1LGA1151) / 7th Gen and 6th Gen Intel core i3/i5/i7

1x PCI Express 3.0×16, 2 x DDR4 DIMM, 12 x PCI Express 2.0 x 1

ATX

This motherboard is also among the best and is the best alternative for those who don’t feel the need to run 13 GPUs. Some of its features include power failure, electrostatic and high-temperature protection. Additionally, the motherboard can be used for other uses that are not associated with mining, unlike other mining motherboards.

Asus B250 Mining Expert

GPUs supported

Processor types

Slots Present

Form Factor

19

Pentium/ Celeron (Socket 1151) / 7th Gen and 6th Gen Intel core i3/i5/i7

1x PCI Express 3.0×16, 2 x DDR4 DIMM, 18 x PCI Express2.0 x 1

ATX

This motherboard has to be the first of its kind supporting a whopping 19 GPUs with a solid build quality making it the best choice for those looking for a mining motherboard!

Unlike other motherboards, the Asus B250 Mining Expert has a preinstalled mining mode that is ready to go. This will save you the hassle of tinkering the BIOS as is with the other motherboards when configuring it for mining.

Biostar TB250-BTC Pro

GPUs supported

Processor types

Slots Present

Form Factor

12

Pentium/ Celeron (Socket LGA1151)/7th Gen and 6th Gen Intel core i3/i5/i7

1x PCI Express 3.0×16, 2 x DDR4 DIMM, 11 x PCI Express2.0 x 1

ATX

The Biostar TB250-BTC Pro is another excellent choice for mining motherboard coming with a stunning support for 12 GPUs. It comes with other advanced mining features at a competitive price making it quite difficult to get your hands on since they go out of stock as soon as they come in.

Asus ROG Strix Z270E

GPUs supported

Processor types

Slots Present

Form Factor

7

Pentium/ Celeron (Socket LGA1151)/7th Gen and 6th Gen Intel core i3/i5/i7

3 x PCI Express 3.0×16, 4 x DDR4 DIMM, 4 x PCI Express2.0 x 1

ATX

The Asus ROG Strix Z270E is another excellent choice for a mining motherboard. It is among the ASUS Republic of Gamers series which are famous for being game oriented. This motherboard is suitable for mining in that it supports up to 7 GPUs.

The additional features for gaming make it an affordable alternative to the costlier ones and if one already has such a motherboard for gaming then purchasing another motherboard for mining would not be necessary.