10 Best i7 Motherboards
for December 2021

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Micro Center Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W Bundle with ASUS Prime Z390-A Motherboard ATX DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN

Unknown Micro Center Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W Bundle with ASUS Prime Z390-A Motherboard ATX DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 Gigabit LAN

by INLAND
What We like

Revamped 5 Way Optimization to overclock the CPU and tunes fan speeds with intelligence. 5X Protection III Hardware level safeguards provides longevity, reliability. Fan Xpert 4 delivers advanced fan control for dynamic system cooling

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Product Features

  • CPU Support Maximum Memory Capacity 128 GB, DDR4 2666 MHz, No ECC memory, up to 2 memory channel, 41.6 GB/s max memory bandwidth. Intel Optane Memory Supported, Compatible only with Motherboards based on Intel 300 Series Chipsets
  • Intel i7-9700K CPU Processor and ASUS Prime Z390-A Motherboard bundle combo, maximize performance, speed and connectivity whenever you game, design, record, stream, web browsing, document editing and more. Pack in a bundle, compatible with each other, purchase with confidence
  • Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor. 8 Cores 8 Threads; 3.60 GHz up to 4.9 GHz Turbo; 12 MB Intel Smart Cache; Intel UHD Graphics 630. Cooling device, a fan or heat sink not included
  • ASUS Prime Z390-A Motherboard. Flexiable connection and fast speed with M.2, USB 3.1 Gen2 and ASUS Optimum II for better DRAM overclocking stability. 8 channel HD Gaming Audios featuring Realtek ALC887 high definition audio codec

Intel i7-9700k cpu processor and asus prime z390-a motherboard bundle combo, maximize performance, speed and connectivity whenever you game, design, record, stream, web browsing, document editing and more. pack in a bundle, compatible with each other, purchase with confidence Asus prime z390-a motherboard. flexiable connection and fast speed with m.2, usb 3.1 gen2 and asus optimum ii for better dram overclocking stability. 8 channel hd gaming audios featuring realtek alc887 high definition audio codec Cpu support maximum memory capacity 128 gb, ddr4 2666 mhz, no ecc memory, up to 2 memory channel, 41.6 gb/s max memory bandwidth. intel optane memory supported, compatible only with motherboards based on intel 300 series chipsets Intel core i7-9700k desktop processor. 8 cores 8 threads; 3.60 ghz up to 4.9 ghz turbo; 12 mb intel smart cache; intel uhd graphics 630. cooling device, a fan or heat sink not included

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Micro Center GIGABYTE Z390 Gaming X Gaming Motherboard ATX 2xM.2 Realtek ALC892 Intel LAN HDMI Bundle with Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151

Inland Micro Center GIGABYTE Z390 Gaming X Gaming Motherboard ATX 2xM.2 Realtek ALC892 Intel LAN HDMI Bundle with Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151

by INLAND
What We like

Gaming ATX motherboard with supreme smooth performance yet stay cooling, 2-Way CrossFire Multi-Graphics with ultra-durable PCIe Armor; Smart Fan 5; Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4; New 10+2 Phases Digital PWM Design; Intel Optane memory ready; DualBIOS; CEC 2019 Ready

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Product Features

  • GIGABYTE Z390 Gaming X Motherboard with fast connectivity. Dual Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 X4 (1 with Thermal Guard) & SATA; interface; Intel GbE LAN with Accelerator Software and 25KV protection; Thunderbolt 3 AIC Support; USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  • Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Computer Processor. 8 Cores 8 Threads; Unlocked & Overlockable with 3.60 GHz Base Clock Speed and up to 4.90 GHz Turbo Boost Speed; 12 MB Intel Smart Cache; Intel UHD Graphics 630. CPU Cooling device not included
  • CPU Support Maximum Memory Capacity 128 GB, DDR4 2666 MHz, No ECC memory, up to 2 memory channel, 41.6 GB/s max memory bandwidth. Intel Optane Memory Supported

Intel core i7-9700k desktop computer processor. 8 cores 8 threads; unlocked & overlockable with 3.60 ghz base clock speed and up to 4.90 ghz turbo boost speed; 12 mb intel smart cache; intel uhd graphics 630. cpu cooling device not included Gigabyte z390 gaming x motherboard with fast connectivity. dual ultra-fast m.2 with pcie gen3 x4 (1 with thermal guard) & sata; interface; intel gbe lan with accelerator software and 25kv protection; thunderbolt 3 aic support; usb 3.1 gen2 type-a Cpu support maximum memory capacity 128 gb, ddr4 2666 mhz, no ecc memory, up to 2 memory channel, 41.6 gb/s max memory bandwidth. intel optane memory supported

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Intel Core i7-9700F Desktop Processor 8 Core Up to 4.7 GHz Without Processor Graphics & MSI Z390-A PRO LGA1151 (Intel 8&9 Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DP CFX ATX Z390 Gaming Motherboard

Intel Core i7-9700F Desktop Processor 8 Core Up to 4.7 GHz Without Processor Graphics & MSI Z390-A PRO LGA1151 (Intel 8&9 Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DP CFX ATX Z390 Gaming Motherboard

What We like

Product 2: Core boost, 8+4 pin CPU power connector, ddr4 boost

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Product Features

  • Product 1: Discrete graphics required
  • Product 1: Compatible with Intel 300 Series chipset based motherboards
  • Product 2: Turbo M.2: PCI-E gen3 x4 interfACe maximizes performance for NVME SSDS
  • Product 2: Supports dual channel ddr4 memory, up to 4400(oc) MHz
  • Product 2: Supports 9th i9-9900K, i7-9700K, i5-9600K and 8th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket

Product 2: supports 9th i9-9900k, i7-9700k, i5-9600k and 8th generation intel core / pentium gold / celeron processors for lga 1151 socket Product 2: supports dual channel ddr4 memory, up to 4400(oc) mhz Product 1: up to 4.7 ghz Product 1: 8 cores /8 threads Product 1: discrete graphics required Product 2: turbo m.2: pci-e gen3 x4 interface maximizes performance for nvme ssds Product 1: compatible with intel 300 series chipset based motherboards

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Biostar Motherboard TB250-BTC PRO Core i7/i5/i3 LGA1151 Intel B250 DDR4 Supports 6 AMD and 6 NVIDIA Graphics Cards

Biostar Motherboard TB250-BTC PRO Core i7/i5/i3 LGA1151 Intel B250 DDR4 Supports 6 AMD and 6 NVIDIA Graphics Cards

by Biostar
What We like

Windows does not support more then 8 of AMD or NVIDIA GPUs.

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Product Features

  • DDR4 2400/ 2133/ 1866
  • Supports 6 AMD and 6 NVIDIA GPU's.
  • Bios setting changes are required to use 12 GPUs.
  • Core i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium/ Celeron (LGA1151)

Supports 6 amd and 6 nvidia gpu's. Ddr4 2400/ 2133/ 1866 Bios setting changes are required to use 12 gpus. Core i7/ i5/ i3/ pentium/ celeron (lga1151)

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GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO Wi-Fi (Intel LGA1151/Z390/ATX/2xM.2 Thermal Guard/Onboard AC Wi-Fi/RGB Fusion/Gaming Motherboard)

GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO Wi-Fi (Intel LGA1151/Z390/ATX/2xM.2 Thermal Guard/Onboard AC Wi-Fi/RGB Fusion/Gaming Motherboard)

by Gigabyte
What We like

Smart fan 5 features multiple temperature sensors and hybrid fan headers with fan stop

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Product Features

  • Intel optane memory ready
  • Alc1220 vb enhance 114db(rear)/ 110db(front) SNR in microphone with WIMA audio capacitors
  • RGB Fusion with multi zone LED light show design, supports addressable LED & RGB LED strips
  • Onboard Intel CNVi 802.11AC 2x2 wave 2 Wi-Fi
  • Intel Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed

Supports 9th and 8th intel core processors Onboard intel cnvi 802.11ac 2x2 wave 2 wi-fi Intel gigabit lan with cfosspeed Advanced thermal design with multi cuts heatsinks and heat pipe. bluetooth 5 Rgb fusion with multi zone led light show design, supports addressable led & rgb led strips Dual channel non-ecc unbuffered ddr4, 4 dimms 12+1 phases digital vrm solution with drmos Intel optane memory ready Alc1220 vb enhance 114db(rear)/ 110db(front) snr in microphone with wima audio capacitors

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MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DP Wi-Fi SLI CFX ATX Z390 Gaming Motherboard

MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DP Wi-Fi SLI CFX ATX Z390 Gaming Motherboard

by MSI COMPUTER
What We like

Built for high-performance gaming - Extended heatsink, ATX form factor ready for multi-GPU

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Product Features

  • Supports 9th i9-9900K, i7-9700K, i5-9600K and 8th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • 2x TURBO M.2, Intel Optane Memory Ready, Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2; USB 2.0 ports (Front): 4
  • MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects. Connect RGB or RAINBOW LED strips with addressable headers and create an RGB gaming PC. Control Mystic Light SYNC enabled products
  • Supports dual channel DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz; DIMM Slots: 4.Operating system: Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Supports 9th i9-9900k, i7-9700k, i5-9600k and 8th generation intel core / pentium gold / celeron processors for lga 1151 socket Mystic light: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects. connect rgb or rainbow led strips with addressable headers and create an rgb gaming pc. control mystic light sync enabled products Supports dual channel ddr4 memory, up to 4400(oc) mhz; dimm slots: 4.operating system: support for windows 10 64-bit 2x turbo m.2, intel optane memory ready, turbo usb 3.1 gen2; usb 2.0 ports (front): 4

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Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W

Intel Core i7-9700K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 4.9 GHz Turbo unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W

by Intel
What We like

Memory Support Maximum Capacity 64 GB Memory Support DDR4 2666 MHz ECC Memory No Channel Architecture Dual Channel Maximum Memory Bandwidth 41 GB/s

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Product Features

  • Intel Optane Memory Supported
  • 3.60 GHz up to 4.90 GHz / 12 MB Cache
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • 8 Cores / 8 Threads

Intel uhd graphics 630 Compatible only with motherboards based on Intel 300 series chipsets Intel optane memory supported 3.60 ghz up to 4.90 ghz / 12 mb cache Cooling device not included - processor only 8 cores / 8 threads

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MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Plus LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DVI CFX ATX Z390 Gaming Motherboard (Renewed)

MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Plus LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DVI CFX ATX Z390 Gaming Motherboard (Renewed)

by MSI COMPUTER
What We like

Intel CNVi Ready: Supports Intel CNVi Wi-Fi module, IEEE802.11 AC wave2 | Built for esports, streaming, and gaming.Operating system:Support for Windows 10 64-bit

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Product Features

  • Supports 9th i9-9900K, i7-9700K, i5-9600K and 8th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • Supports dual channel DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz
  • 2x TURBO M.2, Intel Optane Memory Ready. Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2, Extended Heatsink

Supports dual channel ddr4 memory, up to 4400(oc) mhz 2x turbo m.2, intel optane memory ready. turbo usb 3.1 gen2, extended heatsink Supports 9th i9-9900k, i7-9700k, i5-9600k and 8th generation intel core / pentium gold / celeron processors for lga 1151 socket

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ASUS LGA1151 (300 Series) DDR4 HDMI DVI VGA M.2 mATX Motherboard (PRIME B360M-A)

ASUS LGA1151 (300 Series) DDR4 HDMI DVI VGA M.2 mATX Motherboard (PRIME B360M-A)

by ASUS Computer International Direct
What We like

On-board 8-Channel HD Audio provides warm, immersive crystal-clear surround sound

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Product Features

  • 5X Protection III Hardware-level safeguards provide component longevity and reliability
  • FanXpert 2+ delivers advanced fan control for dynamic cooling
  • ASUS OptiMem improves memory stability and performance by improving trace isolation between PCB layers to maintain signal integrity even at higher frequencies
  • Designed exclusively for 8th generation Intel Core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with integrated dual M.2 slots with Intel Optane Memory compatibility and USB 3.1 Gen2

5x protection iii hardware-level safeguards provide component longevity and reliability Fanxpert 2+ delivers advanced fan control for dynamic cooling Asus optimem improves memory stability and performance by improving trace isolation between pcb layers to maintain signal integrity even at higher frequencies Designed exclusively for 8th generation intel core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with integrated dual m.2 slots with intel optane memory compatibility and usb 3.1 gen2

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Asus Prime Z390-P LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 Z390 ATX Motherboard with USB 3.1 Gen2

Asus Prime Z390-P LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 Z390 ATX Motherboard with USB 3.1 Gen2

by ASUS Computer International Direct
What We like

5x Protection III Hardware-level safeguards with safe Slot Core, LANGuard and overvoltage protection provide component longevity and reliability

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Product Features

  • Designed for 9th and 8th Generation Intel Core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with M.2, USB 3.1 Gen2 and Asus optimum II for better DRAM overclocking stability
  • 8-Channel HD gaming audio featuring Realtek ALC887 high definition Audio CODEC
  • Patent-pending Safe Slot Core fortified PCIe Slots prevent damage caused by heavyweight GPUs
  • Fanxpert 4 with AIO pump header delivers advanced fan control for dynamic system cooling

Fanxpert 4 with aio pump header delivers advanced fan control for dynamic system cooling Patent-pending safe slot core fortified pcie slots prevent damage caused by heavyweight gpus Designed for 9th and 8th generation intel core processors to maximize connectivity and speed with m.2, usb 3.1 gen2 and asus optimum ii for better dram overclocking stability 8-channel hd gaming audio featuring realtek alc887 high definition audio codec

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