The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X is the flagship processor from AMD’s Ryzen 7000 series. It has 16 physical cores and 32 threads, making it the perfect CPU for running more intensive applications, creating your own NAS, and playing the most demanding PC games. If you want to make the most of the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X, check out this collection of the best motherboards.
ASUS ROG Strix X670E-E Gaming
This motherboard from ASUS comes with an 18+2 power stage design for stable delivery to the CPU. It also has DDR5 RAM and PCIe 5.0 support, as well as Wi-Fi 6E, and other premium features that make it a great value choice for AMD Ryzen 7000.
GIGABYTE X670 AORUS Elite AX
The GIGABYTE X670 AORUS Elite AX is a little more affordable, allowing you to spend more on the processor and/or other PC components. It also supports DDR5 RAM and PCIe 5.0, has more M.2 slots than you’ll likely require, and 16+2+2 power phase design.
ASUS ROG Crosshair X670E Extreme
The ASUS ROG Crosshair X670E Extreme is a brilliant, but expensive motherboard. It has pretty much everything you’ll need from a solid foundation for an AMD Ryzen PC. It has a 20+2 power stage design, PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 RAM support, and beefy VRM cooling.
ASUS ROG STRIX X670E-I GAMING WIFI
If you’re wanting to build a more compact PC, there’s always the ASUS ROG Strix X670E-I Gaming. This motherboard is small and mighty, supports DDR5 and PCIe 5.0, has a 10+2 power phase design, and has two M.2 slots.
The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X is about as good as you can get with AMD right now. There’s a new AM5 platform to allow for more powerful Ryzen processors and this collection of motherboards would make for a solid foundation. Even the more affordable choice comes with a decent power phase design for stable delivery of power to the CPU.
ASUS ROG Strix X670E-E Gaming is our favorite for this CPU, but not all motherboards are the same size, allowing one to build a PC in a more compact chassis. The ASUS ROG Strix X670E-I Gaming WiFi is a Mini-ITX motherboard but is still capable of running the 16-core AMD Ryzen 9 7950X processor without issue.