Which motherboard to choose for the Intel Core i9-7900X processor?

Which motherboard gives the most power to the Skylake processor, the Intel Core i9-7900X? Here is the answer through a performance chart among the motherboards that offer the most points on the Geekbench 4 benchmark software. This is the average of single-core and multi-core results over several hundred tests.

MotherboardSingle coreMulti-coreMemoryRate /5 (reviews)PriceFormat
Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 7 Pro60864203932 GB4,7 (5)$820ATX
MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC60894131065 GB3,7 (81)$314ATX
ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX61794095130 GB3,4 (145)$595ATX
ASUS PRIME X299-DELUXE60804062835 GB3,4 (185)$443ATX
ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME57874058648 GB3,5 (186)$595ATX
ASUS TUF X299 MARK 254434049540 GB3,5 (172)$244ATX
ASUS PRIME X299-A57014030567 GB3,4 (164)$283ATX
ASUS ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING58764023543 GB3,5 (188)$321ATX
ASRock X299 Professional Gaming i9587239862131 GB4,0 (25)$394ATX
Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gaming 958713970232 GB4,4 (18)$606ATX
MSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK59113982532 GB3,5 (8)$342ATX
MSI X299 SLI PLUS58904000948 GB3,7 (62)$232ATX

The ratings come from the largest online shops. Costs may vary over time and do not include shipping costs.

The most powerful motherboard is the ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX. It will give the best results for video games. The one with the best price performance ratio is the MSI X299 SLI PLUS.

How much memory?

With these motherboards, it takes at least 32 GB DDR4 SDRAM.