Mothertboard and cpu

I want to buy a new motherboard and cpu.

Am going to get the intel I7 7700k will that fit in an asus board that says its for 8th gen intels, so rephrasing are intel 8th gen motherboards backward compatible.
any recommendations in the Asus range?

I want it to be fast but its not for gaming I do a lot of access data processing on it.
PeterBaileyUkAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It is a modern CPU and should work fine. You may wish to confirm in the ASUS technical specifications for the board.
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Post the exact part number of the motherboard you're considering.

Also, here's a trick.

Once you figure out the motherboard + CPU you like, call https://newegg.com + ask them if the motherboard + CPU are compatible.

Well... make sure NewEgg sells both the CPU + motherboard you're considering, so they have all specs in house.

I've done this a few times, when docs were sparse on parts I was buying.

Also, you may find that NewEgg has the best prices, so you'll end up buying there anyway.
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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
I believe your processor is in  (LGA1151) configuration.
ASUS PRIME B250M-A LGA 1151 Intel B250 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard -  this is recommended MB for your i7 7700 processor
 
I've build this set like 3 weeks ago, It;s working like hell
You can buy separately or you can buy in Combo with CPU and memory on for example NewEgg

https://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.3579099
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
Tom what memory would you stick in it? I am not quite convinced the 4000 speed is necessary it just depends I had 3n gb in my old ddr3 system but things moved on since then so would I be better getting 2600 speed and 32gb or 16 gb of the 3600 speed?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Memory does not make a vast difference in system speed. Use the fastest your board supports but otherwise you are unlikely to need more than 16 GB of memory
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
I was looking at the 4.2 I7 7700K and asus maximus x hero so just memory decision I am not sure about
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Just use the fastest memory the system will support. No point in using slower memory
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
Asus dont help its difficult to understand all the difference with so many ranges
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Tom CieslikIT EngineerCommented:
You can put i7 6th or 7th generation processor but you must select memory wisely

DDR4 2400/ 2133 or DDR3L 1333 - but this one is and disnosaur in computer industries now :)
Due to Intel chipset limitation, DDR4 2400 MHz memory frequency is only supported by 7th Generation Intel processors. Higher memory modules will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2400 MHz.
Due to Intel chipset limitation, DDR4 2133 MHz and higher memory modules on 6th Generation Intel processors will run at the maximum transfer rate of DDR4 2133 MHz.

So you need to decide if you go for 2400 or 2133 MHz memory depend with generation proc. you'll put in
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
I am going for the I7 4.2 ghz 7700k. The boards are confusing me some say they have hd integrated graphics capability some dont which i thought was a feature of the cpu its why i chose the i7 7700

ive attached the page
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
memory this looks reasonable price to start with and buy another two later on CMK16GX4M2E4000C19R)
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
ok found the gskill       F4-4133C19D-16GTZC instead so i think now its just motherboard to choose
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PeterBaileyUkAuthor Commented:
so i think the rog maximus ix hero or rog maximus ix code
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update.
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