What is the best motherboard for the Intel Core i7-8700K?

Here is a list of motherboards for the Intel Core i7-8700K processor and for each of them the performance in the popular Geekbench 4 benchmark software in single-core and multi-core. We have sorted out several hundred results, among the best values.

MotherboardSingle coreMulti-coreMemoryRate /5 (reviews)PriceFormat
ASUS ROG MAXIMUS X APEX77133573816 GB4.0 (47)$489ATX
ASRock Z17075793535416 GB4.1 (141)$288Micro ATX
ASUS ROG MAXIMUS X HERO73743414727 GB4.1 (262)$262ATX
ASRock Z370 Pro470713368516 GB4.1 (80)$148ATX
ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING73203350516 GB4.0 (88)$270ATX
ASRock Z370 Taichi71463342016 GB4.8 (131)$291ATX
ASRock Z370 Professional Gaming i771853338016 GB4.2 (31)$323ATX

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

The best motherboard is by far the ASUS ROG MAXIMUS X APEX. This is the one that gives the most points in single core, as well as in multi-core.

How much memory?

It seems that there is no difference between 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM and 32 GB. Note that the motherboard ASUS ROG MAXIMUS X HERO however needs about 27 GB (so 32 GB) to arrive in 3rd position in this ranking.


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